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There Are Almost No Rational Numbers (austinrochford.com)
2 points by MidsizeBlowfish on Dec 31, 2013 | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment

Actually there are almost no "real" numbers.

The odd thing about the numbers that Cantor discovered is that they exist only in bulk, not as individuals.

Any method that can specify a specfic number requires that you be able to write a finite length description of how to compute that number, so the number of numbers that can actually be specified is countable.

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