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Irrationality From The Book

Article by Miller, Steven J. and Montague, David
  • Published in 2009
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We generalize Tennenbaum's geometric proof of the irrationality of sqrt(2) to sqrt(n) for n = 3, 5, 6 and 10.

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@article{Miller2009a,
	author = {Miller, Steven J. and Montague, David},
	month = {sep},
	title = {Irrationality From The Book},
	url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/0909.4913 http://arxiv.org/pdf/0909.4913v2},
	year = 2009,
	archivePrefix = {arXiv},
	eprint = {0909.4913},
	primaryClass = {math.HO},
	abstract = {We generalize Tennenbaum's geometric proof of the irrationality of sqrt(2) to
sqrt(n) for n = 3, 5, 6 and 10.},
	urldate = {2014-12-01}
}