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comment A question about the real line and the Dirichlet function.
If it is, in fact a rational line that matters. But there's a big difference between what is, in fact true vs what it looks like
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comment A question about the real line and the Dirichlet function.
Yes. Any physical representation of an object is a representation of a mathematical concept, not an actual mathematical concept.
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comment A question about the real line and the Dirichlet function.
@YuxiaoXie and yes, that's how we graph the rationals. We draw a line and say it's the rationals. Our diagrams are not mathematics. Out diagrams are things that help us understand mathematics. I can draw a circle and say it's a $1000$-gon and there's no problem, no contradiction. It's just a visual aid.
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comment A question about the real line and the Dirichlet function.
Visually can't. But I don't know why it's so important to you what you can visually tell. Visually you can't tell the difference between $9^{9^9}$ and $9^{9^{9^9}}$ but that doesn't mean they are no in fact different.
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comment Normal Distribution - What should I study to understand these questions
Why was this out on hold? It seems like an acceptable reference request to me
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comment Are there an infinite number of prime numbers where removing any number of digits leaves a prime?
As a side note, $1$ is not prime
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revised Show that $\frac{\alpha+y}{\alpha+n+\beta}\in (\frac{\alpha}{\alpha+\beta};\frac{y}{n})$
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comment Show that $\frac{\alpha+y}{\alpha+n+\beta}\in (\frac{\alpha}{\alpha+\beta};\frac{y}{n})$
I edited it to remove the use of a period to represent multiplication.
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revised Show that $\frac{\alpha+y}{\alpha+n+\beta}\in (\frac{\alpha}{\alpha+\beta};\frac{y}{n})$
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answered Show that $\frac{\alpha+y}{\alpha+n+\beta}\in (\frac{\alpha}{\alpha+\beta};\frac{y}{n})$
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comment Idea behind Poincaré Bendixson theorem
Your theorem is difficult to read. I would recommend using full sentences
May
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comment Assuming that the sum of the angles of any triangle is 180, how can I deduce Euclid's 5th postulate?
@Chad is the formulation of the fifth postulate that I added acceptable, or is there a particular formulation you're interested in
May
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comment Assuming that the sum of the angles of any triangle is 180, how can I deduce Euclid's 5th postulate?
The only edit was me adding the text of the postulate
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revised Assuming that the sum of the angles of any triangle is 180, how can I deduce Euclid's 5th postulate?
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comment Assuming that the sum of the angles of any triangle is 180, how can I deduce Euclid's 5th postulate?
I'm not sure how this answers the question. The OP is talking about the parallel postulate: "
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revised Show $f$ is an isometry from $s$ to $s'$
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comment How many values does the expression $1 \pm 2 \pm 3 \pm \cdots \pm n$ take?
@ObinnaNwakwue it's at the top in a box
Apr
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comment $\mathbb{Z} [\sqrt{2}]$ is an integral domain
I think you mean "this implies $\sqrt{2}$ is rational"