In my next real analysis lecture we’ll be discussing the Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem. (It says that any bounded sequence of real numbers contains a convergent subsequence.)

I’ll be showing my class this video in which Steve Sawin (AKA Slim Dorky) raps the complete proof of the theorem.

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