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Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem

[bohl-zah-noh-vahy-er-shtrahs, -strahs, bohlt-sah-] /boʊlˈzɑ noʊˈvaɪ ərˌʃtrɑs, -ˌstrɑs, boʊltˈsɑ-/
noun, Mathematics
1.
the theorem that every bounded set with an infinite number of elements contains at least one accumulation point.
Origin
named after B. Bolzano and K. Weierstrass (1815-97), German mathematician
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