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Topic: If you claim 0.999... is a rational number, then you must find
p/q such that 0.999... = p/q. 12/26/2017

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Re: If you claim 0.999... is a rational number, then you must find
p/q such that 0.999... = p/q. 12/26/2017

Posted: Dec 31, 2017 12:21 AM

lauantai 30. joulukuuta 2017 10.41.42 UTC+2 Zelos Malum kirjoitti:
> >It can be "proved" by refusing logics only.
>
> Not at all, it is from logic we deduce it.
>

> >Every sober mind with minimum intellectual capacities knows and can prove that your claim is wrong. Simply assume logic:
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> Give it a go.
>

> >For all n in |N: 0.999...9_n =/= 1. This is true for every n.
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> Correct, every finite number of 9's makes it an inequality.
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> >The infinite sequence does not contain more than every index.
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> That is exactly what it does, the infinite 9s is more than any finite number of 9's

you end up at a dead end