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H. S. Teoh wrote:

>Hmm. This could be a punny fun, too. Um, I mean, a funny pun. :-) Q *is*
>full of "wholes" -- whole numbers, as well as "holes", the missing
>irrationals. [Tangential random thought:] In fact, you could just as well
>say that Q is almost completely filled with holes, with an occasional
>rational or two, because the cardinality of the irrationals is much larger
>than the cardinality of Q (infinitely larger, to abuse the term a bit)!
>So, rationals are actually mere needles in an infinitely large haystack...
>go figure. :-P

I have the same problem with my cats, but only on Tuesdays.

(I stopped understanding this math thread long ago.)


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