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Topic: Matheology § 162
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 Michael Stemper Posts: 671 Registered: 6/26/08
Re: Re: Matheology § 162
Posted: Nov 29, 2012 1:12 PM

In article <c89b62f0-d926-4b1b-a0ae-8d899d76fa28@n8g2000vbb.googlegroups.com>, WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> writes:
>On 29 Nov., 14:27, mstem...@walkabout.empros.com (Michael Stemper) wrote:
>> In article <54e3fdd3-12f9-449e-8d84-ef2782e34...@a15g2000vbf.googlegroups.com>, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> writes:
>> >On 28 Nov., 19:20, mstem...@walkabout.empros.com (Michael Stemper) wrote:

>> >> >Have you meanwhile convinced yourself that analysis is capable
>> >> >expanding infinity

>>
>> >> "Expanding infinity"? What on Earth is that supposed to mean? In math,
>> >> one is supposed to define their terms.

>>
>> >An expansion of a number is a power series giving its value.
>>
>> But, there is no such number as "infinity", so your words are still
>> gibberish.

>
>In set theory, there is such a number.

Repeating a lie does not make it true. Set theory (at least ZF) does not
have a number called "infinity".

> In analysis there is such an
>improper limit,

And the reason that it's called an "improper limit" is because limits
are properly numbers, and it's not a number.

> an element of the extended reals.

I've not studied the extended reals. I am aware that oo is an element of
them. But, is it called a "number" in that case?

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