Date: Nov 14, 2012 7:23 PM
Author: Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
Subject: Re: Dimension of the space of real sequences

In <ken.pledger-61ED7B.13480914112012@news.eternal-september.org>, on
11/14/2012
at 01:48 PM, Ken Pledger <ken.pledger@vuw.ac.nz> said:

>In article <agfvqlFbot6U1@mid.individual.net>,
> JosÚ Carlos Santos <jcsantos@fc.up.pt> wrote:


>> ....
>> Can someone please tell me how to prove that the real vector space of
>> all sequences of real numbers has uncountable dimension? ....


> Over what field? Over the reals, the dimension is surely
>countable, isn't it?


No. See Hamel basis in
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basis_%28linear_algebra%29#Related_notions>.

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