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DavidW

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Re: Warning to visitors to sci.math
Posted: Mar 11, 2012 2:47 PM
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Frederick Williams wrote:
> DavidW wrote:
>>
>> [...] You claim to have
>> a _complete_ set of natural numbers but by definition it cannot be
>> complete. They go on forever!

>
> They do indeed go on forever, but if that's difficult to grasp, what
> is wrong with "the least inclusive set that contains 0, and, if it
> contains n, also contains n + 1"?


The n+1 means that you can never complete this set.





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