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Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
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Feb 8, 2013 4:28 AM


In article <3c98daa2e4ee4d90b45d938551556d16@googlegroups.com>, spermatozon@yahoo.com wrote:
> On Friday, February 8, 2013 4:56:49 PM UTC+11, sperm...@yahoo.com wrote: > > australias leading erotic poet shows that if > > > > 0.9999... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction > > > > > > > > http://www.scribd.com/doc/40697621/MathematicsEndsinMeaninglessnessiese > > lfcontradiction > > > > > > > > simply > > > > 0.9999.... is a nonfinite number/ > > > > 1 is a finite number > > > > thus we have > > > > a finite number = nonfinite number > > > > thus a contradiction in terms > > > > thus > > > > mathematics ends in contradiction > > http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/infinity.html > > INFINITY > ³An idea that something never ends. [ ie .999[bar] never ends² > > > http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Infinite+number > ³iinfinity, in mathematics, that which is not finite² > > > WHAT IS A FINITE NUMBER
The number of elements in a set is finite if and only if there is no injection from the set to any of its proper subsets, and is infinite whenever such an injection does exist.
This covers natural numbers and infinite cardinals. > > > http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/finitenumber.html > ³A definite number. Not infinite. In other words it could be measured, or > given a value. [ie 1]² There are a finite number of people at this beach.² 

