## 14 May Napier's Constant "e" is Transcendental

This theorem was first proved by Hermite in 1873. The below proof is near the one given by Hurwitz. We at first derive a couple of auxiliary results. Let $$f(x)$$ be any polynomial of degree $$ mu$$ and $$ F(x)$$ the sum of its derivatives, $$displaystyle F(x)...