Calvin
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Re: Almost infinite
Posted:
Dec 17, 2012 10:43 AM


On Dec 17, 2:07 am, netzweltler <reinhard_fisc...@arcor.de> wrote: > On 17 Dez., 07:28, calvin <cri...@windstream.net> wrote: > > > Imagine counting all positive integers over > > a unit period of time, from zero to one, thusly: > > Count 1 at time 1/2, 2 at time 3/4, 3 at > > time 7/8, and so on, with each integer coming > > at half of the remaining time after the last > > integer counted. As the time moves inexorably > > toward one, and becomes almost one, the number > > of integers counted becomes just as almost infinite. > > For t<1 is valid, the number of integers counted is finite. So, almost > infinite = finite, right?
Eight, but I was trying to be funny, changing 'almost' from a quantifier to a timeoriented meaning.

