Virgil
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Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
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Mar 12, 2013 11:24 PM


In article <f93df84bf04d434c832ed458c0df9b2c@googlegroups.com>, 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 nonfinite number > and 1.0000.. is a finite number > thus > when maths shows > .9999... is a nonfinite 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. 

