# What is the number 4.9292683…?

Guess the next digits of this number. Where does it came from?

4.9292683

• "Floating point" is actually a computing term, describing how a number is represented and stored. In that sense, this isn't a floating point number; it's a string representing a real number. Nov 24 '14 at 16:53

## 6

It's $\pi e \gamma$

Thanks to the Inverse Symbolic Calculator.

• You have cheated!
– Rafe
Sep 30 '14 at 9:00
• I prefer to think of it as using the right tool for the job. Sep 30 '14 at 9:01
• I was kidding. That was the perfect tool for the goal
– Rafe
Sep 30 '14 at 20:27
• 6742 are the next numbers in the expression, and its origins were stated above. You did not actually answer the question Pete. Technically Correct is the Best Kind of Correct - Bureaucrat 1.0, Futurama Oct 6 '14 at 18:07
• for bonus points, is this number transcendental, rational, or irrational. (answers must include a proof) Nov 24 '14 at 21:46