Carl Friedrich Gauss Quote

Infinity is only a figure of speech, meaning a limit to which certain ratios may approach as closely as desired, when others are permitted to increase indefinitely.


In: Eli Maor, To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite (p. ix), Birkhäuser. 1987

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Infinity is only a figure of speech, meaning a limit to which certain ratios may approach as closely as desired, when others are permitted to...

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Infinity is only a figure of speech, meaning a limit to which certain ratios may approach as closely as desired, when others are permitted to...

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Infinity is only a figure of speech, meaning a limit to which certain ratios may approach as closely as desired, when others are permitted to...

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Infinity is only a figure of speech, meaning a limit to which certain ratios may approach as closely as desired, when others are permitted to...