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February 7th, 2019, 02:54 PM  #1 
Banned Camp Joined: Mar 2015 From: New Jersey Posts: 1,720 Thanks: 125  Cantor's Diagonal Argument in a Nutshell
Cantor's Diagonal Argument in a Nutshell CDA allows every member of a list of infinite binary sequences to be counted except the last one. The last member doesn't exist. The list can be counted. 
February 7th, 2019, 03:52 PM  #2 
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That's not CDA. Any list can be counted, but certain sets are such that any listable subset is a proper subset. There are already threads on CDA that are open, so there's no need for new threads. Last edited by skipjack; February 7th, 2019 at 05:24 PM. 
February 7th, 2019, 05:06 PM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada  The Forest City Posts: 7,934 Thanks: 1128 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond 
This has been discussed ad nauseum. Please refrain from starting threads of this nature. Thread closed.


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