Date of Award
Bachelor of Science
p-adic, real numbers, norm function, rationals, computations
One way to construct the real numbers involves creating equivalence classes of Cauchy sequences of rational numbers with respect to the usual absolute value. But, with a different absolute value we construct a completely different set of numbers called the p-adic numbers, and denoted Qp.
Harrington, Charles I., "An Introduction to the p-adic Numbers" (2011). Honors Theses. 992.