Am Dienstag, 3. Oktober 2017 21:40:54 UTC+2 schrieb burs...@gmail.com: > Nope, doesn't make any sense at all. Just plain > crazy. Why would you write a formula for a partial > sum as a number:
Partial Sum? 0.999... means an infinite sum.
> If ... means n-th place,
No, it doesn't.
> then this here: > > 0.999... > > Would mean: > > 1-10^(-n) > > So it would not be a number, but an expression with > a varying place holder n. Making this exxpression > here also dependent on n: > > 0.999... = 1 > > But fact is that the following expression: > > 0.999... > > Has the meaning: > > lim n->oo (1-10^(-n)) > > Which has the value: > > 1 > > Am Dienstag, 3. Oktober 2017 21:15:40 UTC+2 schrieb netzweltler: > > The meaning of "..." is absolutely clear in this context and we both know that there is a nth decimal place for each n ? N in 0.999...