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The first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[Hebrew 'alep, from 'elep, ox, from Canaanite 'alp.]
From: hou5e!mat (hou5e!mat)
Subject: Re: The Funny Nature of Infinity
Date: 1983-01-29 02:25:36 PST
Sharad Singal states that
the number of points in a line, and the number of points in a square are
both infinite, but that the second infinity is greater than the first ...
this does not agree with what I learned. My understanding is that
both of these infinities belong to aleph 1, and that aleph null is reserved
for denumerable infinities. Can someone set me straight ?