JT
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Re: 1/3 partitioned expansion in different bases
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Feb 1, 2013 5:19 PM


On 1 Feb, 23:16, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 1 Feb, 15:06, Frederick Williams <freddywilli...@btinternet.com> > wrote: > > > JT wrote: > > > And 0.999... would be expressed as 0.3 or.......? > > > What are you asking? Does 0.9 recurring (in base 10) have the same > > value as 0.3 (in base 3)? No, 0.9 recurring (in base 10) has the same > > value as 1.0 (in base 3). > > >  > > When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by > > this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. > > Jonathan Swift: Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting > > No what i say is that my number bases do not require 0, actually it > is pointless. > Example using base 3 (but is of course appliable to any base) > > 1=1 > 2=2 > 3=3 > 4=11 > 5=12 > 6=13 > 7=21 > 8=22 > 9=23 > > Well you get the hang of it, and what follows is... > 3,333...=3,1 > 6,333...=13,1 > 9,666...=23,2 > > And as you can see the decimal expansions finite.
Sorry digit expansions.

