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  1. #1 Cantor diagonal argument revisited 
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    After a few years of revisions, this 4 page paper shows Cantor's subtle error in his conclusion.
    I have used this file storage for years without any issues.
    Any constructive criticism welcome.

    https://app.box.com/s/bercujcbdvt3qdz544uwqb5w00gfhnjo



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    I'm not going to click on the link, and I doubt other people here will either. You'll have to summarise the "subtle error" here. However, I have examined Cantor's diagonal argument and consider it to be sound. But there is a complication concerning the equality between real numbers such as (for example) 0.346999999... and 0.347000000... which can be avoided by a suitable choice of the constructed real number that is not in the list of real numbers.


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