Math Monday: Fun with Infinity

Why there are more numbers between 0 and 1 than all of the integers

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In this week's "MinutePhysics" video, we switch gears from physics to math for a bit, to see why there are more infinite numbers between 0 and 1 than all of the integers combined (which, of course, are infinite). If pondering infinity is a bit too much for you, you might want to skip the animation this week:

I still say that Infinity + 1 is still greater than Infinity, but that's only when I get into an argument with Pee-Wee Herman.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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