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Topic: What is infinity minus one?
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Re: What is infinity minus one?
Posted: Oct 28, 2007 6:46 PM
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Isn't it easiest to answer problems like this with paradoxes?
But anyhow, if it is infinite, then it is possible for (?-1)>? to be true.
So it is a finite number. But it is the largest finite number possible. Well, either that, or the most unkown finite number possible (depending on whether you consider "infinite" to mean unimaginably large, or simply an unkown variable. But I don't really see the difference between relative infinity, and absolute infinity, so I don't think there's a difference)

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