Covany Gardner
Math 108
Enrichment Paper #1
For this paper I chose to write it on the topic “To Infinity and Beyond” by Dr. Kent A.
Bessey. In the first couple of paragraphs, he wrote about how the German mathematician Georg
Cantor published some papers that explained the aspects of infinity. “He discovered a
remarkable realm where half of a pie is as large as the whole, infinity comes in all different sizes,
and miracles are mathematically plausible” He started his study by trying to see if two “sets” of
things have the same number of objects. They do that by simply counting the things in each set.
But some sets are too large to count in one persons life or ever. His other approach was to try to
link two of them together in each set. For example, you would separate the amount of people
that want to come to a devotional at the I-Center and the other group would be the amount of
seats in the I-Center in order to find out if the I-Center can contain the amount of people that
want to attend a devotional. When you invite all those that want to attend to come and take a