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Re: Counter-intuition in the integers

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  • djbroadhurst
    Thanks for those Goodstein pointers, Matt. Is there any non-trivial example where it is known precisely how many steps one takes to get to zero? If so, would
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 31, 2002
      Thanks for those Goodstein pointers, Matt.
      Is there any non-trivial example where it is known
      precisely how many steps one takes to get to zero?
      If so, would that imply a Peano proof for that
      particular case?
      David
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