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Great video from TEDEd. A few things to keep in mind:

– The Continuum Hypothesis (CH) actually states: there is no set whose cardinality is strictly between that of the integers and that of the real numbers.
– Two sets have the same cardinality or cardinal number if there is a one-to-one correlation between them (ie. they match up).

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