# Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem

[bohl-zah-noh-vahy-er-shtrahs, -strahs, bohlt-sah-]

- 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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