Number Theory


Can Pi, i, and e Generate the Real Numbers

Authors: James Edwin Rock

We show that attempting to map the set of real numbers to the natural numbers by listing them as infinite decimal fractions is futile. The real numbers are represented as the limit of partial decimal sums. This allows them to be explicitly referenced and makes them into a countable set. We conjecture that the Pi, i, and e generate the Real Numbers.

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[v1] 2019-06-20 13:40:49

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