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Topic: Is there some number outside the complex field range?
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G. A. Edgar

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Re: Is there some number outside the complex field range?
Posted: Feb 28, 2012 8:37 AM
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In article <jiicjl$63b$1@aspen.stu.neva.ru>, Hongyi Zhao
<hongyi.zhao@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> As is well known to all, the complex field is the most comprehensive
> field for now. But, I want to know is it possible or not to create a
> number filed which is bigger than the complex field? Why or why not?
> Any hints will highly appreciated.
> Best regards

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