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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 Mathematics.

the theorem that every bounded set with an infinite number of elements contains at least one accumulation point.

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Origin of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem

Named after B. Bolzano and K. Weierstrass (1815–97), German mathematician

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