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    Proof Set is Countable : Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem

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    Given S is a subset of R
    Suppose S' (set of all accumulation points in S) = emptyset
    Prove S is countable.

    I think I am supposed to use the Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem but I can't figure out how to apply it.

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    Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem : Every bounded infinte set in R has an accumulation point.
    We have another basic fact for countable set: the union of countable ...

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    The Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem is applied to proving a set is countable. The proof is concise.