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## Main Question or Discussion Point

mathworld defines the paradox like this:"Even though real arithmetic is uncountable, it possesses a countable "model.""

now here a few a questions:

1. why cant you count in real arithmetic, surely you can count numbers (-: ?

2. what is this "model"?

3. why the "model" is countable but the arithmetic isnt?

now here a few a questions:

1. why cant you count in real arithmetic, surely you can count numbers (-: ?

2. what is this "model"?

3. why the "model" is countable but the arithmetic isnt?