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What does R stand for?

R stands for Set of Real Numbers (math)

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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.