Cauchy sequence

noun Cau·chy sequence \ kō-ˈshē- , ˈkō-shē- \

Definition of Cauchy sequence

:a sequence of elements in a metric space such that for any positive number no matter how small there exists a term in the sequence for which the distance between any two terms beyond this term is less than the arbitrarily small number

Origin and Etymology of cauchy sequence

Augustin-Louis Cauchy †1857 French mathematician


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