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mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

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Re: § 422 What is a definition of a number?
Posted: Jan 22, 2014 8:01 AM
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On Wednesday, 22 January 2014 13:42:39 UTC+1, wpih...@gmail.com wrote:
> On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 5:21:58 AM UTC-4, muec...@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote:
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> >it can be proved in addition that the set of all infinite sequences of digits >is countable.
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> The collection of all infinite sequences is not a potentially infinite set
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> (WM).


Here we are using set theory.


> Thus there cannot be a potentially infinite list of all
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> infinite sequences (otherwise the collection of all infinite sequences
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> would be a potentially infinite set). So the collection of all infinite
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> sequences is unlistable.


Here we are proving that their cardinality is not larger than that of the countable set of all nodes.
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> What do you mean by uncountable?
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Nothing. It is nonsense. But here we are using set theory. There uncountable is larger than countable.

Regards, WM


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