Algebraic Numbers and Transcendental Numbers


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Which of these numbers is a transcendental number?

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1. An algebraic number is what to a polynomial?

2. Transcendental numbers are _ .

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Algebraic and transcendental numbers are both infinite and used frequently in algebra. They tend to be defined by their relationship to a polynomial. This quiz tests how well you understand the concept of these types of numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is to assess your knowledge of:

  • Examples of transcendental numbers
  • An algebraic number's relation to a polynomial
  • The countability of algebraic and transcendental numbers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the lesson on algebraic and transcendental numbers
  • Distinguishing differences - understand the distinctions between algebraic numbers and transcendental numbers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge acquired from the lesson about how to identify algebraic and transcendental numbers

Additional Learning

If you're looking for more information beyond this quiz, read the corresponding lesson on Algebraic Numbers and Transcendental Numbers. This lesson will help you with the following objectives:

  • Define algebraic numbers
  • Apply algebraic numbers to mathematical equations
  • Define transcendental numbers
  • Explore examples of transcendental numbers
  • Understand the commonness of algebraic numbers and transcendental numbers