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/Mathematics-Ends-in-Meaninglessness-ie-self-contradiction > > > > simply > > 0.9999.... is a non-finite number/ > > 1 is a finite number > > thus we have > > a finite number = non-finite number > > thus a contradiction in terms > > thus > > mathematics ends in contradiction

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