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Topic: Cantor's first proof in DETAILS
Replies: 34   Last Post: Dec 1, 2012 10:56 AM

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 Uirgil Posts: 185 Registered: 4/18/12
Re: Cantor's first proof in DETAILS
Posted: Nov 12, 2012 5:09 PM

In article <k7reln\$sas\$1@dont-email.me>,
"LudovicoVan" <julio@diegidio.name> wrote:

> "LudovicoVan" <julio@diegidio.name> wrote in message
> news:k7rehn\$rci\$1@dont-email.me...

> > "Zuhair" <zaljohar@gmail.com> wrote in message
> >

> >> Let a_0 = x_0
> >> Let b_0 be the first entry in (x_n) such that b_0 > a_0.
> >> Let a_i+1 be the first entry in (x_n) such that a_i < a_i+1 < b_i.
> >> Let b_i+1 be the first entry in (x_n) such that a_i+1 < b_i+1 < b_i.

> >
> > In Cantor's proof a_{i+1} and b_{i+1} are the two first entries
> > encountered

>
> That should read: a_{i+1} and b_{i+1} are the first two entries...
>
> -LV

Zuhair's method works quite as well as Cantor's.

At least for those who can understand them.

Date Subject Author
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11/12/12 Uirgil
11/12/12 Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
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