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Topic: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
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 Wally W. Posts: 283 Registered: 6/15/11
Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Feb 14, 2013 8:16 AM
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On Thu, 7 Feb 2013 21:56:49 -0800 (PST), spermatozon@yahoo.com wrote:

Responding to your catch phrase:

>mathematics ends in contradiction

So what?

Mathematics can be useful up to the point of contradiction.

Why does it matter whether "all roads lead to Rome" if I am going to
Naples?

Why do you demand mathematics to be useful in areas where it is not
intended to be valid?

What color is the number 2?

Should we not use mathematics for anything because mathematics fails
to be useful as paint?

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