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It is a very bad idea and nothing less than stupid to define 1/3 = 0.333...
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Re: It is a very bad idea and nothing less than stupid to define 1/3 = 0.333...
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Oct 4, 2017 6:03 AM


Am Mittwoch, 4. Oktober 2017 11:44:35 UTC+2 schrieb Zelos Malum: > >In fact it means exactly infinitely many commands. > >But of course if you define a series to be equal to its limit, then that's like defining an apple equal to an orange. That is your problem, not ours. > > It doesn't because it is not operations upon operations, it is just a representation of one element in real numbers.
It does. And 0.875 is representing 3 operations, e.g. 0.8 + 0.07 + 0.005 or 0.5 + 0.25 + 0.125.
It can be an element AND represent some number of operations.



