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Topic: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Replies: 37   Last Post: Mar 18, 2013 9:27 PM

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 byron Posts: 891 Registered: 3/3/09
Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Feb 8, 2013 6:36 AM

On Friday, February 8, 2013 4:56:49 PM UTC+11, sperm...@yahoo.com wrote:
> australias leading erotic poet shows that if
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> 0.9999... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
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> simply
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> 0.9999.... is a non-finite number/
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> 1 is a finite number
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> thus we have
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> a finite number = non-finite number
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> thus a contradiction in terms
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> thus
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http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/infinity.html

INFINITY
?An idea that something never ends. [ ie 0.999.... never ends?

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Infinite+number
?iinfinity, in mathematics, that which is not finite?

WHAT IS A FINITE NUMBER

http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/finite-number.html
?A definite number. Not infinite. In other words it could be measured, or given a value. [ie 1]? There are a finite number of people at this beach.?
thus
0.999.... never ends
is not a finite number

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