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Tag Archives: Georg Cantor
What Comes After Infinity?
When I was in kindergarten, we would argue about whose dad made the most money. I can’t fathom the reason. I guess it’s like arguing about who’s taller? Or who’s older? Or who has a later bedtime. I don’t know … Continue reading
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Tagged arithmetic, bazooka, cardinal number, cardinality, cardinals, children, elementary school, generalised number, generalised numbers, Georg Cantor, gradeschool, infinite, infinity, kickball, kids, math, mathematics, maths, money, noncommutative, noncommutative operator theory, noncommutative operators, noncommutativity, numbers, objectoriented programming, ontology, operator overloading, ordinal number
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Math Infinity
Conceiving of ∞ as a mathematician is simple. You start counting, and don’t stop. That’s all. ($i++ for programmers) Which is why ∞ seems very small to the mind of a mathematician. With projective geometry you can map ℝ to … Continue reading
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Tagged ℝ, ∞, education, generalised number, generalised numbers, Georg Cantor, Giuseppe Peano, imagination, infinity, iuseppe Peano, math, mathematics, maths, mental space, number, projective geometry, real numbers, science
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