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Topic: Measure and Density
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Re: Measure and Density
Posted: Feb 19, 2013 2:39 PM
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In article <Pine.NEB.4.64.1302161828050.5815@panix2.panix.com>,
William Elliot <marsh@panix.com> wrote:

> Topology Q+A Board Ask An Analyst
>
> How can we find a measurable dense subset S of [0,1], with m(S) < 1,
> and such that for any (a,b) in [0,1], we have m(S /\ (a,b)) > 0?
>
> I have thought of fat Cantor sets, but I cannot see well how to
> do it. Any suggestions, please?
>


More interesting is to require 0 < m(S /\ I) < m(I) for all nonempty
open intervals I contained in (0,1).



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