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2 to the Power of C    

Robert P. Munafo, 2008 Feb 11.

2c is the order of the power set of a continuum. This uses the letter c to represent the order of the continuum, that is, the number of real numbers.

This can be visualised as the number of scalar-valued functions of one variable, or in fact, the number of rank-N fields of D dimensions for any finite values N and D.

See also Aleph 2.

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2024.

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