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Transfinite Number

One of Cantor's Ordinal Numbers $\omega$, $\omega+1$, $\omega+2$, ..., $\omega+\omega$, $\omega+\omega+1$, ...which is ``larger'' than any Whole Number.

See also Aleph-0, Aleph-1, Cardinal Number, Continuum, Ordinal Number, Whole Number


Pappas, T. ``Transfinite Numbers.'' The Joy of Mathematics. San Carlos, CA: Wide World Publ./Tetra, pp. 156-158, 1989.

© 1996-9 Eric W. Weisstein