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Topic: How does infinitesimal exist?
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grei

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Re: How does infinitesimal exist?
Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:05 AM
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I disagree both with Peter Scales and your assertion that "1- .9999 repreating is infinitesal".

".99999..." with the 9s repeating forever is EXACTLY equal to 1. It is not a matter of the "last 9"- there is NO last 9.

In order to talk about "infinitesmals" at all, you have to extend the real number system itself in a very complicated way.



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