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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

Replies: 1   Last Post: Jan 4, 2018 6:48 AM

 Jan Burse Posts: 1,472 Registered: 4/12/05
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: Jan 4, 2018 6:48 AM

Thats not true. Even if the sequence has a "formula"
the limit may not be "computable". "formulas" dont
gurantee anything:

Specker sequence
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Specker_sequence

The relationship between analysis and computability is
not as simple as WM imagines. And WMs idiotic receipt
is complete nonsense.

Nevertheless Cantors construction is valid, its
not a construction inside computability, but inside
analysis. WM is confused as always.

WM halucinated:
> From infinite sequences without a formula nobody can find the limit.