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Topic: Matheology § 074
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 dilettante Posts: 141 Registered: 5/15/12
Re: Matheology § 074
Posted: Jul 14, 2012 10:22 PM

"Virgil" <virgil@ligriv.com> wrote in message
news:virgil-C28E88.18225814072012@bignews.usenetmonster.com...
> In article
> WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
>

>> On 14 Jul., 20:01, "dilettante" <n...@nonono.no> wrote:
>> > "WM" <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote in message
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >

>> > > On 14 Jul., 18:38, "dilettante" <n...@nonono.no> wrote:
>> >
>> > >> "About that of which we cannot speak, we must remain silent."
>> >
>> > > That's why you are silent about mathematics, in this special case?
>> >
>> > > Mathematics, as I teach it gives the improper limit
>> > > ((((((10^0)/10)+10^1)/10)+10^2)/10)+... = oo
>> > > of the sequence

>> >
>> > > 1
>> > > 0,1
>> > > 10,1
>> > > 1,01
>> > > 101,01
>> > > 10,101
>> > > 1010,101
>> > > 101,0101
>> > > ...

>> >
>> > > Set theory gives 0.
>> > > What is correct?

>> >
>> > > Regards, WM
>> >
>> > The limit is infinity. Set theory says nothing different,

>>
>> Set theory says the limit is less than 1, because for every digit
>> occuring left of the comma (the comma is taken from a German text,
>> here representing a decimal point) the step can be determined, when
>> this digit disappears right of the comma
>>
>> Regards, WM

>
> Quite correct, at least for any set theory generally accepted by
> standard mathematics.

Good grief, Virgil. Do you really believe that the limit of the sequence 1,
.1, 10.1, 1.01, 101.01, 10.101, 1010.101, 101.0101 (or
((((((10^0)/10)+10^1)/10)+10^2)/10)+... where the sequence is determined by
starting at the innermost parenthesis and performing one operation for each
term) something other than infinity? This is a sequence of numbers. It's
limit has nothing to do with vases or balls, or digits that supposedly cross
the decimal point (really - you think that the '1' to the immediate right of
the decimal point is somehow one of the particular '1's from the decimal
reprentation of the previous number on the list, and that this
identification has something to do with the limit of this sequence of
numbers?) Do you even read the things you are commenting on?

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