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\centerline{\bf Errata for \tenbxsl Surreal Numbers}
\centerline{\sl (last updated 09 Feb 2008)}
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\bugonpage 24, line 6 from the bottom:
or equal to \becomes or like
\bugonpage 36, line 5 from the bottom:
rule (3) \becomes rule (2)
\bugonpage 45, line 8:
look's \becomes looks
\bugonpage 52, line 7 from the bottom:
), \becomes ).
\bugonpage 86, lines 14 and 15:
${\rm II}(X_L,y,z)$, ${\rm II}(x,Y_R,z)$. \becomes
${\rm II}(y,X_L,z)$, ${\rm II}(Y_R,x,z)$.
\bugonpage 86, the bottom two lines:
${\rm IV}(Z_R,z,x)$, ${\rm IV}(X_L,y,z)$, ${\rm IV}(x,Y_R,z)$. \becomes
${\rm IV}(Z_R,z,x)$.
\bugonpage 99, line 2:
(4) \becomes (3)
\bugonpage 110, lines 9 and 10:
equal to 2 \becomes like 2
\bugonpage 111, lines 4 and 5:
$(\{x,x-x^2+x^3,x-x^2+x^3-x^4+x^5,\ldots\,\},\{x-x^2,x-x^2+x^3-x^4,\ldots\,\})$
\becomes \hfil\break
$\bigl(\{x-x^2,x-x^2+x^3-x^4,\ldots\,\},
\{x,x-x^2+x^3,x-x^2+x^3-x^4+x^5,\ldots\,\}\bigr)$
\bugonpage 112, line 5 from the bottom:
The theory \becomes [See his incredible book {\sl On Numbers and Games\/}
(London: Academic Press, 1976), as well as the two-volume sequel by
Berlekamp, Guy, and Conway,
{\sl Winning Ways\/} (London: Academic Press, 1982).] The theory
\bugonpage 113, line 23:
{\sl Grundlagen der Mathematik\/} \becomes
{\sl Grundlagen der Analysis\/}
\bugonpage 117, lines 3 and 4 of problem 18:
$X_L$ has a greatest element if and only if $X_R$ has a least element. \becomes
$X_L$ has a greatest element or is null
if and only if $X_R$ has a least element or is null.
\bugonpage 119, append a quotation following the text:
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Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science,
and should be treated in the same cold and unemotional manner.
You have attempted to tinge it with romanticism,
which produces much the same effect as if you
worked a love-story or an elopement
into the fifth proposition of Euclid.
\smallskip\noindent\rm--- SHERLOCK HOLMES\enspace({\sl Sign of The Four}, %
Chapter 1)
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