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Topic: How does infinitesimal exist?
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Ben Brink

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Registered: 11/11/06
RE: How does infinitesimal exist?
Posted: Apr 29, 2013 11:45 PM
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Dear MC,
The answer depends on the intersection. As long as you have an open interval of real numbers, you have aleph-nought, or a countable number, of rationals. Advise you look into basic arithmetic of cardinal numbers. Thanks.
Ben


> Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:12:13 -0400
> From: discussions@mathforum.org
> To: discretemath@mathforum.org
> Subject: Re: How does infinitesimal exist?
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> Darn it, also, I meant the intersection of the two infinitely divided intervals, not the union. Sorry.





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