Date: Nov 13, 2012 9:59 PM
Author: Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
Subject: Re: Cantor's first proof in DETAILS

In <k7udtq$np6$>, on 11/13/2012
at 09:25 PM, "LudovicoVan" <> said:

>I'll have a look at Zuhair's follow-up as soon as I manage, but let
>me for now just point out that the above argument is obviously
>bogus: the rationals too are dense (have the IVP as Zuhair has
>called it) and, by the very same argument, we have proved that the
>rationals too are not countable

Not even close; the argument does not show that the limit is rational.

Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz, SysProg and JOAT <>

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