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Topic: Matheology § 264 Hilbert's Hotel: checking out.
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gus gassmann

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Re: Matheology § 264 Hilbert's Hotel:
checking out.

Posted: May 12, 2013 7:04 PM
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On 12/05/2013 7:52 PM, Virgil wrote:
> In article <kmp4su$bq$1@Kil-nws-1.UCIS.Dal.Ca>,
> gus gassmann <gus@nospam.com> wrote:

>> On 12/05/2013 4:59 PM, Virgil wrote:

>>> There are at least as many non-algebraic irrationals as alegbraic ones
>>> which counting only the algebraic ones will miss.
>>> For example, for each rational q, both e*q and pi*q are irrational

>> Ahem! Since when is zero irrational?

> Oops! That claim is what was irrational.
> The claim:
> "For each non-zero q, both e*q and pi*q are irrational"
> is more rational.

I don't think so. "For every nonzero *rational* q, both e*q and pi*q are
irrational" is what you wanted, no?

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