Virgil
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Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
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Feb 8, 2013 4:23 AM


In article <8422f6ea48914c77b538b3a192619bef@z4g2000vbz.googlegroups.com>, JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 Feb, 09:22, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > > In article <34c7e888f148455c846c4c44a5d0dfa1@googlegroups.com>, > > > > spermato...@yahoo.com wrote: > > > simply > > > 0.9999.... is a nonfinite number/ > > > > For the number represented by 0.999..., which is clearly greater than > > zero, to be infinite, it would have to at least be greater than 1 as > > well, but is not! > > > > If you mean that 0.999... represents an infinitely long numeral, that is > > something quite different. > > > > If you cannot distinguish between a numeral and the number it > > represents, you are too ignorant to be posting to sci.math. > >  > > It is the same concepts Virgil you should now
I do not know how to 'now' concepts.
> that 1/inf of the same > size as N/inf, That depends on whether N is a member of the set of naturals numbers or is the set of natual numbers itself. 

