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First x which satisfies x-3>0

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Cinitiator
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Feb23-12, 02:19 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
What's the first x value which satisfies x-3>0?


2. Relevant equations
x-3>0

3. The attempt at a solution
3 + an infinitesimal number would satisfy this, but I have no idea how to write it down in a proper algebraic form.
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Feb23-12, 02:30 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
What's the first x value which satisfies x-3>0?


2. Relevant equations
x-3>0

3. The attempt at a solution
3 + an infinitesimal number would satisfy this, but I have no idea how to write it down in a proper algebraic form.
What is x? Is it an integer, a rational, a real?
Cinitiator
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Feb23-12, 02:31 PM
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What is x? Is it an integer, a rational, a real?
x is a real number.

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Feb23-12, 02:34 PM
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First x which satisfies x-3>0

There is no smallest real number that is greater than 3.


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