[FOM] Correction to problem on order types
JoeShipman at aol.com
Sat Mar 5 20:44:32 EST 2005
In the statement of the problem, I should require that every open interval (a,b) with a<b is isomophic to the real numbers, not rational numbers.
That was the form I had originally come up with the problem, but then I got too clever. Dave Marker claims that changing "reals" to "rationals" allows more solutions than I had contemplated, and pointed out why my comtemplated proof for "rationals" fails.
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