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Re: Finitely definable reals.
Posted: Jan 16, 2013 1:39 AM
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On 15 Jan., 20:13, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> In article
> <1f7d986b-5888-4e5b-af82-95b063480...@i1g2000vbp.googlegroups.com>,
>
>  WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> > > For most human purposes sufficiently close
> > > approximations
> > > are good enough
> > > and other decimal approximations do not exist.

>
> So that in WMytheology only very special rationals can have decimal
> representations at all and no irrationals have any.
>
>

I think mytheology is rather an appropriate expression for the belief
in digits after all digits at finite places.
>
> > But we can state: If parallels cross each other and irrationals have
> > complete decimal expansions then Cantor is right.

>
> Note that, as stated, WM's claim allows Cantor to be right regardless.


Cantor is right in all instances where lines that always have the same
distance d > 0 from each other have the distance 0.

Regards, WM


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