The Number System

  • Menahem Friedman
  • Abraham Kandel
Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 9)


The basics, which are essential for the study of calculus, are Numbers and Arithmetic Operations. However, we feel that prior to introducing the number system, we should familiarize the reader with some helpful elementary concepts from set theory.


Rational Number Arithmetic Operation Number System Irrational Number Arbitrary Real Number 
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  • Menahem Friedman
    • Abraham Kandel

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