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post Jun 04, 2009, 03:53 PM
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I was reading a page about interesting mathematics (http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/IAmNotMakingThisUp/Math) and the very last point said this:

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Even weirder, there are numbers that have well defined values and yet are impossible to compute, even approximately.


I think he's referring to transcendental numbers like pi or e, but I'm not exactly sure... Does anyone have any ideas?
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post Jun 04, 2009, 04:20 PM
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"... almost all real numbers are not computable."

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computable_number

Pi and e are easily approximated by computation.
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post Jun 06, 2009, 11:46 AM
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Thank you Rick ^____^
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