Two problems, actually, but they are very similar. Here goes:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Let f be a continuous real-valued function with domain (a, b). Show that if f(r) = 0 for each rational number r in (a, b,), then f(x) = 0 for all x in (a, b).

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Let f and g be continuous real-valued functions on (a, b) such that f(r) = g(r) for each rational number r in (a, b). Prove that f(x) = g(x) for all x in (a, b).

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Alright, well I'm thinking I should approach both of these problems in pretty much the same way. I know the following theorem, but I'm not sure where to go from here: "f is continuous at x_0 in dom(f) iff for each epsilon > 0 there exists delta > 0 such that x in dom(f) and |x - x_0| < delta imply |f(x) - f(x_0)| < epsilon.

Any ideas? Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Real Analysis - Continuity

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