
Re: infinity can't exist
Posted:
Feb 14, 2013 3:09 PM


In article <kfjcdj$ef2$1@news.albasani.net>, "AMeiwes" <invalid@invalid.com> writes: >"Craig Feinstein" <cafeinst@msn.com> wrote in message news:13c1e093ab8645e694177526eb422a08@googlegroups.com...
>>Let's say I have a drawer of an infinite number of identical socks at time >>zero. I take out one of the socks at time one. Then the contents of the >>drawer at >time zero is identical to the contents of the drawer at time >>one, since all of the socks are identical and there are still an infinite
>>Contents of drawer at time 0 = Contents of drawer at time 1 >>Contents of drawer at time 0 = (Contents of drawer at time 1) plus (sock >>taken out of drawer).
>>This is false, so infinity cannot exist. >> >>How does modern mathematics resolve this paradox? > >1/0 = infinity >n/0 = infinity >1/0 = n/0 >therefore; >1 = n
Nope. Let's take a look at where you palmed a card.
1/0 = n/0 (1/0)*0 = (n/0)*0 0 = 0
(This is ignoring for a moment the fact that division by zero is not defined to begin with.)
 Michael F. Stemper #include <Standard_Disclaimer> A preposition is something that you should never end a sentence with.

