On Dec 22, 5:27 pm, "Ross A. Finlayson" <ross.finlay...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Dec 19, 5:20 pm, Virgil <Vir...@home.esc> wrote: > > > Not at all! > > > I merely note that every rational integer is included among the reals, > > in both the Dedekind construction and the Cauchy construction, and 1 is > > nicely both rational and integral. > > Oh, so 1 = 1.000... now, eh. > > Good luck with that.
He won't need it. 1 the ratio is the same number as 1 the natural, is the same number as 1 the member of any other set.
Unless you confuse numbers and their representations.