# Algebraic irrationality

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

An irrational algebraic number. An algebraic irrationality is the root of an irreducible polynomial of a degree at least two, with rational coefficients.

**How to Cite This Entry:**

Algebraic irrationality. A.I. Galochkin (originator),

*Encyclopedia of Mathematics.*URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Algebraic_irrationality&oldid=11832

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