A time scale T is an arbitrary nonempty closed subset of the set of real numbers R.
What does R stand for?
R stands for Set of Real Numbers (math)
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See other definitions of R
- Routine (logging abbreviation)
- Rua (Portuguese: street; postal usage)
- Run (baseball/softball)
- Runner (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
- Russian (rabbit breed)
- Search Radius (US DoD)
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Continuing this process, we study and name the following infinite sets: the set Z of integers, the set Q of rational numbers, and in an explosive burst--to include the set A of all algebraic numbers, and the set of all transcendental numbers, T, finally arriving at the set of real numbers, R, so familiar to scientists today.
Because of this, mathematicians now refer to the infinite set of real numbers as uncountable.