Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » sci.math.* » sci.math.independent

Topic: Matheology � 258
Replies: 104   Last Post: May 5, 2013 2:26 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Virgil

Posts: 6,967
Registered: 1/6/11
Re: Matheology � 258
Posted: Apr 29, 2013 11:14 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

In article
<bb7b639b-72de-48b0-81a5-91dcb9787c02@s4g2000vbr.googlegroups.com>,
WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:


> It is not possible to list irrationals by writing their decimals.
> Therefore it is not possible to create irrational diagonals of Cantor-
> lists by writing their decimals.


If WM claims that a list of the reals in [0,1] is impossible, he is
conceding the uncountability of that set.

There are two mutually exclusive possibilities:

(1) either there is a COMPLETE list of all real numbers in [0,1],
existence of such a listing being necessary show in order to establish
that the set of reals is countable, or

(2) there is no such listing, and that set of reals, [0,1], is not
countable.

Cantor showed that each and every list of real numbers in [0,1] is
necessarily INcomplete.
--




Date Subject Author
4/29/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
4/29/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
4/29/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: WMytheologist � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: WM's ignorance self-revealed!
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
JT
5/2/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/2/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
Ed Prochak
5/2/13
Read Re: Matheology � 666
Virgil
5/2/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/2/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/2/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/2/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology � 666
Virgil
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
ross.finlayson@gmail.com
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
LudovicoVan
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
fom
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
ross.finlayson@gmail.com
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
ross.finlayson@gmail.com
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
Ralf Bader
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/5/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
fom
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
ross.finlayson@gmail.com
5/4/13
Read Re: WMytheology � 258
Virgil
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
trj
5/4/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
fom
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
dan.ms.chaos@gmail.com
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
fom
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
gus gassmann
5/3/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/2/13
Read Re: WMytheology � 777
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: WMYtheology � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: WMYtheology § 258
JT
5/1/13
Read Re: WMYtheology � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: WMYtheology § 258
JT
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
Bergholt Stuttley Johnson
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
rt servo
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
5/1/13
Read Re: WMytheology � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: WMytheology � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
5/1/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
4/30/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil
4/29/13
Read Re: Matheology § 258
ross.finlayson@gmail.com
4/29/13
Read Re: Matheology � 258
Virgil

Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.