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