Cauchy Sequence is Bounded/Normed Division Ring/Proof 3

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Theorem

Let $\struct {R, \norm {\,\cdot\,}}$ be a normed division ring.

Every Cauchy sequence in $R$ is bounded.


Proof

Let $\sequence {x_n} $ be a Cauchy sequence in $R$.

By Norm Sequence of Cauchy Sequence has Limit, $\sequence {\norm {x_n} }$ is a convergent sequence in $\R$.

By Convergent Real Sequence is Bounded, $\sequence {\norm {x_n} }$ is bounded.

That is:

$\exists M \in \R_{\gt 0}: \forall n \in \N: \norm {x_n} = \size {\norm {x_n} } \le M$

By the definition of a bounded sequence in a normed division ring, $\sequence {x_n}$ is bounded.

$\blacksquare$


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