real number system

real number system

[¦rēl ′nəm·bər ‚sis·təm]
(mathematics)
The unique (to within isomorphism) complete ordered field; the field of real numbers. Also known as real continuum.
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The text assumes that readers know that the real number system satisfies the ordered field axioms.
A modern educational calculator provides students, young and old, with in effect a number line, with the key properties of the real number system built into it and faithfully represented.
He offers tips on passing the exam and reviews its various topics, with examples, questions, and answers: sets, the real number system, algebra, functions and their graphs, geometry, probability and statistics, and logic.
Elementary real analysis deserves its place as a core subject in the undergraduate mathematics curriculum because of the way it provides a rigorous foundation for the theory of calculus through logical deduction from the properties of the real number system, yet most textbooks on the subject treat it with the writing style of professional mathematics, unsuited to students at the undergraduate level, according to Denlinger (Millersville U.
In contrast with Einstein's theory of relativity, in which time is modeled using the real number system, state theory defines a state as a moment in time, a point of time, an instant, and as such has no duration.
Bridges, an eminent disciple of Errett Bishop, and provides a wide-ranging constructivist (primarily Bishopian) view of the real number system.
First place went to a Maryland teen whose mathematics project identified what computations are possible within surreal numbers, an extension of the real number system that includes infinitely large and small quantities.
Stahl develops the basic tools of advanced calculus, which introduce the various aspects of the completeness of the real number system as well as sequential continuity and differentiability and lead to the Intermediate and Mean Value Theorems.
Then he moves to a fairly conventional discussion of various aspects of the completeness of the real number system.
our real number system is too small, but a solution of [x.
They systematically treat important properties of the real number system and such concepts as mapping, sequences, limits, and continuity.
describes the development of the real number system as it relates to subjects in higher mathematics such as abstract algebra, number theory, and analysis.