
Re: HELP  SQRT(3)
Posted:
Dec 1, 1997 7:24 PM


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
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)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.
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