Category:Dedekind Cuts

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This category contains results about Dedekind Cuts.
Definitions specific to this category can be found in Definitions/Dedekind Cuts.


Let $\struct {S, \preceq}$ be a totally ordered set.


Definition 1

A Dedekind cut of $\struct {S, \preceq}$ is a non-empty proper subset $L \subsetneq S$ such that:

$(1): \quad \forall x \in L: \forall y \in S: y \prec x \implies y \in L$ ($L$ is a lower set in $S$)
$(2): \quad \forall x \in L: \exists y \in L: x \prec y$


Definition 2

A Dedekind cut of $\struct {S, \preceq}$ is an ordered pair $\tuple {L, R}$ such that:

$(1): \quad \set {L, R}$ is a partition of $S$.
$(2): \quad L$ does not have a greatest element.
$(3): \quad \forall x \in L: \forall y \in R: x \prec y$.

Pages in category "Dedekind Cuts"

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