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'''Transcendental functions''' are functions such as [[trigonometric]] and [[logarithmic]] functions, whose values cannot be worked out from a simple [[algebraic]] expression - they can only be worked out from an [[infinite series]] - they transcend algebra. [http://www.vintagecalculators.com/html/the_hp-35_calculator.html]
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'''Transcendental functions''' are special [[function]]s used by [[mathematician]]s and [[engineer]]s, such as [[trigonometric function|trigonometric]] and [[logarithm]]ic functions, whose values cannot be worked out from a simple [[algebraic]] expression - they can only be worked out from an [[infinite series]] - they transcend [[algebra]].<ref>[http://www.vintagecalculators.com/html/the_hp-35_calculator.html] Solving for transcendental functions with [[calculator]]s</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 14:44, 13 July 2016

Transcendental functions are special functions used by mathematicians and engineers, such as trigonometric and logarithmic functions, whose values cannot be worked out from a simple algebraic expression - they can only be worked out from an infinite series - they transcend algebra.[1]

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  1. [1] Solving for transcendental functions with calculators