Between two Real Numbers exists Rational Number/Proof 1/Historical Note
Historical Note on Proof 1 of Between two Real Numbers exists Rational Number
This was corrected in the second printing, along with an apologetic note:
- Preface to reprinted edition
- I am grateful to all who have pointed out errors in the first printing
(even to those who mentioned that the proof of Corollary 1.1.7
purported to establish the existence of a positive rational number
between any two real numbers). In particular ...