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The order type of an infinite well-ordered set. See also Ordinal number; Cardinal number.

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[a1] W. Sierpiński, "Cardinal and ordinal numbers" , PWN (1958)
[a2] M.M. Zuckerman, "Sets and transfinite numbers" , Macmillan (1974)
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Transfinite number. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Transfinite_number&oldid=17301