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Topic: There is No quantity inbetween .9 repeating and 1
Replies: 18   Last Post: Dec 16, 2017 3:35 PM

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 mitchrae3323@gmail.com Posts: 146 Registered: 9/12/17
Re: There is No quantity inbetween .9 repeating and 1
Posted: Oct 2, 2017 2:24 PM

On Monday, October 2, 2017 at 3:05:30 AM UTC-7, Zelos Malum wrote:
> Den måndag 2 oktober 2017 kl. 05:04:50 UTC+2 skrev mitchr...@gmail.com:
> > Add the infinitely small to .9 repeating and you get 1.
> > .9 repeating is a Transcendental One.
> > They share a Sameness that is different only by
> > the smallest first quantity or 1 divided by
> > infinity or the infinitely small.
> >
> > Mitchell Raemsch

>
> There are no infinitesimals in reals so no, 0.999...=1

One divided by infinity gives you the first quantity
to exist. By the Continuum Hypothesis there is
an infinity of the infinitely small creating one.
The is the quantity continuum.

.999 repeating shares a sameness to one because
there is no quantity in between them.

Mitchell Raemsch