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### If $I_{n+1}\subset I_n$, show that $\bigcap_{n=1}^\infty I_n$ is nonempty

Question: If $I_n$ is closed and bounded, $I_{n+1}\subset I_n$, and $I_n\neq\emptyset$, show that $\bigcap_{n=1}^\infty I_n$ is nonempty. This is not a homework help question. I'm actually looking ...
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### Proving the open interval $(0,1)$ is uncountable [duplicate]

I am currently able to prove this statement using the Cantor diagonalisation argument, my question is whether there is another way (more simple or more complex) to prove this statement, without ...
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### How to give an epsilon-delta proof of this limit statement? [duplicate]

Although I know a couple of proofs of the statement $$\lim_{x \to 0 } \frac{\sin x}{x} = 1,$$ I would like to be able to come up with a proof using the definition of the limit (i.e. an ...
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### Extreme Value Theorem proof help

Extreme Value Theorem: If $f$ is a continuous function on an interval [a,b], then $f$ attains its maximum and minimum values on [a,b]. Proof from my book: Since $f$ is continuous, then $f$ has the ...
Let $n\in\mathbf{N}$ be fixed, and $f$ entire and $|f^{-1}(\left\lbrace w\right\rbrace)|\leq n$ for every $w\in\mathbf{C}$. Then $f$ is a polynomial of degree at most $n$. I try to prove this ...