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Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
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Feb 10, 2013 4:38 AM


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/MathematicsEndsinMeaninglessnessieselfcontradiction > > > > 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
you say "Any numeral expressed in decimal notation represents a finite real number,"
so there are no infinite decimal, ie any number that contains an endless line of digits after a decimal point

