Daily Archives: August 6, 2012

Proof of the Week for 20120806

Monotonic Sequence Convergence Theorem, Part 2: A bounded, monotonic decreasing sequence is convergent. Proof: Let be a monotonic decreasing sequence, . is a bounded set of real numbers, thus, via the completeness axiom of real numbers, it must have an … Continue reading

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Police Conduct Now and Then

I am reading “A Thief in the Night“, a Dr. Thorndyke mystery novel written by Richard Freeman. There was an exchange between one of the characters and a police officer that struck me as an example of how different the … Continue reading

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