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Help in building a formal proof..

by transgalactic
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transgalactic
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Dec1-08, 02:26 PM
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A is a non empty group which is bounded from the top.
prove that S=sup A if and only if S is the upper bound of of A
and there i a series of numbers An (An which belongs to A) so An->S

i was proposed a general solution:
presume that supA=S
show that there is a series An (An belongs to A) so lim An=s (n goes to infinity)

and there is a sketch here:
http://img66.imageshack.us/img66/3286/img9144rf7.jpg

how to make a formal proof for it??
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