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There is No quantity inbetween .9 repeating and 1
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Oct 5, 2017 9:26 AM




Re: There is No quantity inbetween .9 repeating and 1
Posted:
Oct 5, 2017 9:26 AM


Den måndag 2 oktober 2017 kl. 09:15:26 UTC+2 skrev John Gabriel: > On Sunday, 1 October 2017 22:04:50 UTC5, mitchr...@gmail.com wrote: > > 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 > > Nope. 0.999... is not a number of any kind. It is NOT a limit even though mainstream morons tell you it is. > > The raison de etre of 0.999... is the bogus infinite series 0.9+0.09+0.009+... > > 0.999... is most accurately SHORT for the series 0.9+0.09+0.009+... > > The series 0.9+0.09+0.009+... has a limit for its partial sums which is 1. > > Euler defined the series as being equal to its limit, that is, S = Lim S. > > There is no proof, no theorem, no other nonsense required to understand this definition. It is illformed concept and Euler's Blunder.
And 0.9+0.09+0.009+... is short for lim_{n> infinity} 0.9+0.09+0.009+... + 9/10^n.



