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Topic: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Replies: 53   Last Post: Mar 18, 2013 9:33 PM

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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Mar 12, 2013 11:24 PM

spermatozon@yahoo.com wrote:

> On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 11:19:51 AM UTC+11, 1treePetrifiedForestLane
> wrote:

> > 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.
>
> yesw but .9999... is a non-finite number
> and 1.0000.. is a finite number
> thus
> when maths shows
> .9999... is a non-finite number = 1.0000.. is a finite number
> it ends in contradiction

0.9999... and 1.0000... are numerals (names of numbers), not numbers.
They are only different names for the same number.
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