
Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted:
Feb 8, 2013 6:22 AM


On Thursday, February 7, 2013 9:56:49 PM UTC8, sperm...@yahoo.com wrote: > 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
Or you don't know what a finite number is and there is no contradiction.
Maybe the word "every" is confusing to you. Do you believe some digit after the decimal point in 0.999... is not 9?
Is 1/2 a finite number in your estimation?

