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Brian Q. Hutchings

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Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Mar 12, 2013 8:19 PM
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yes, and the proper infinite series with which
it is to be compared, is the "real number,"
1.0000..., not omitting any of the zeroes
on your little blackboard, dood.

see Simon Stevins; *creation* of teh decimals,
including this sole ambiguity, 15cce.

>     It s a symbol which represents an "infinite series",
> which in turn is a sequence.



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