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There is a lot more to say about alephs, but I think that this belongs to [[cardinal number]]
 
There is a lot more to say about alephs, but I think that this belongs to [[cardinal number]]
 
where it can be treated in context. [[User:Peter Schmitt|Peter Schmitt]] 22:02, 17 June 2009 (UTC)
 
where it can be treated in context. [[User:Peter Schmitt|Peter Schmitt]] 22:02, 17 June 2009 (UTC)
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:I agree. I did some copy-editing, mainly because I found the first sentence too complicated. I also tried to highlight the link to "countable set". Feel free to undo if you wish; I don't know much set theory. -- [[User:Jitse Niesen|Jitse Niesen]] 09:35, 18 June 2009 (UTC)

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 Definition Cardinality (size) of the set of all natural numbers. [d] [e]

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Completely rewrite:

Avoid duplication of countable set (for basic explanation)
Technical material should go into cardinal number for context
Removed a general paragraph which does not fit here:
"Greek mathematicians first grappled with logical questions about infinity (See Zeno and Archimedes) and Isaac Newton used inadequately defined 'infinitesimals' to develop the calculus; however over centuries the word infinity had become so loaded and poorly understood that Cantor himself preferred the term transfinite to refer to his family of infinities."

Peter Schmitt 22:55, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

Something missing?

There is a lot more to say about alephs, but I think that this belongs to cardinal number where it can be treated in context. Peter Schmitt 22:02, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

I agree. I did some copy-editing, mainly because I found the first sentence too complicated. I also tried to highlight the link to "countable set". Feel free to undo if you wish; I don't know much set theory. -- Jitse Niesen 09:35, 18 June 2009 (UTC)