I need to find the inf(S) and sup(S)

I know that they are -1 and 1. I know how to show that both of these are upper bounds. For example in the case of the Supremum, I don't know how to show that v<1 there exists a x>v for some x in S.

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- Sep 10th 2008, 09:20 AMhockey777Supremum and Infimum
I need to find the inf(S) and sup(S)

I know that they are -1 and 1. I know how to show that both of these are upper bounds. For example in the case of the Supremum, I don't know how to show that v<1 there exists a x>v for some x in S. - Sep 10th 2008, 09:27 AMhockey777
Quick Thought, would I use density of rationals?

- Sep 10th 2008, 09:41 AMPlato
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Now and . - Sep 10th 2008, 09:49 AMhockey777
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