Hardy-Ramanujan Journal |

In this paper, we apply a combinatorial lemma to a well-known result concerning the transcendency of at least one of the numbers $\exp(\alpha_i\beta_j) (i=1, 2, 3; j=1, 2)$, where the complex numbers $\alpha_i,\beta_j$ satisfy linear independence conditions and show that for any $\alpha\neq0$ and any transcendental number $t$, we obtain that at most $\frac{1}{2}+(4N-4+\frac{1}{4})^{1/2}$ of the numbers $\exp(\alpha t^n)~(n=1,2,\ldots,N)$ are algebraic. Similar statements are given for values of the Weierstrass $\wp$-function and some connections to related results in the literature are discussed.

Source : oai:HAL:hal-01104259v1

Volume: Volume 6 - 1983

Published on: January 1, 1983

Imported on: March 3, 2015

Keywords: algebraic numbers,Weierstrass elliptic function,transcendental numbers,[MATH] Mathematics [math]

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