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Topic: HELP - SQRT(3)
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Mike McCarty

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Re: HELP - SQRT(3)
Posted: Dec 1, 1997 7:24 PM
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In article <19971121065400.BAA18685@ladder02.news.aol.com>,
R3769 <r3769@aol.com> wrote:
)In article <3470035D.57530D9D@maths.ex.ac.uk>, Robin Chapman
)<rjc@maths.ex.ac.uk> writes:
)
)>
)>Emanuel Binnun wrote:
)>>
)>> Please help me to proove that Square root of 3 is an irrational number

[snip]

)So assuming sqrt(r) is a real number the desired conclusion follows (rather
)nicely). But isn't this a rather BIG assumption?
)
)R.


No, it is easy to show that it is a Dedekind cut.

Mike
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