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

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 Markus Klyver Posts: 730 Registered: 5/26/17
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 UTC-5, 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 ill-formed 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.