On Fri, 12 Aug 2005, Austin Ziegler wrote:

> Um. No wonder you're having problems, if you are trying to teach him
> things that aren't real. I'll be the first to admit that I'm weak,
> but I don't recall arithmetic or numerical theory being based on set
> theory (that is, numbers as sets).

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/OrdinalNumber.html


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