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Acceptance of transfinite numbers

  1. Apr 29, 2013 #1
    Are Transfinite numbers accepted as genuine numbers?
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  3. Apr 29, 2013 #2


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    Of course they are. They are NOT part of the real number system but they have been defined, operations defined on them, properties deduced. Everything we require of numbers.

    (Perhaps you should try to make clear exactly what you mean by numbers.)
  4. Apr 29, 2013 #3


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    What does "genuine numbers" mean? How can a number system be not genuine?
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