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Topic: the probability theory has holes!
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 eestath Posts: 141 Registered: 9/2/05
Re: the probability theory has holes!
Posted: Dec 2, 2009 12:00 AM
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try to understand what i' am saying not what you are taught!

If you model Eratosthenes sieve:

first you exclude 1/2 of the numbers: 2,4,6,8,10,...then
you exclude 1/3 of them but 1/2 of them are allready excluded, so you
actually exclude 1/(2*3) then
you exclude 1/5 of them but 1/(2*3) of them are allready excluded so
you actually exclude 1/(2*3*5)
....

1.There is no way a number to be left out
2.I didn' t count anything twice

So the series 1 = 1/2 + 1/(2*3) + 1/(2*3*5)+....

But it isn't 1= 1/2 + 1/(2*3) + 1/(2*3*5)+....<1/2 + 1/4
+1/8+......=1
1<1.

plus 1/2 + 1/(2*3) + 1/(2*3*5)+.... is irratinal so it can be 1

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