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November 8, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Faculty/Administration #1140 | Map
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free

Speaker: Peter Malcolmson, WSU Math Department Professor Emeritus

Title: Infinitely Long Integers: An Introduction to Adics

Abstract: If we accept the existence of infinitely long integers, we obtain a consistent system which contains some fractions. These fractions can be computed using a sort of approximation. There is a problem, but after dealing with that, some kind of intuition regarding p-adic integers can be obtained.

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