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Topic: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Mar 16, 2013 9:23 PM
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In article
<earle.jones-C8F3C3.18034716032013@c-131-121-196-216.gonavy.usna.edu>,
Earle Jones <earle.jones@comcast.net> wrote:

> In article <virgil-16CD4A.02232808022013@BIGNEWS.USENETMONSTER.COM>,
> Virgil <virgil@ligriv.com> wrote:
>

> > In article
> > <8422f6ea-4891-4c77-b538-b3a192619bef@z4g2000vbz.googlegroups.com>,
> > JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:
> >

> > > On 8 Feb, 09:22, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> > > > In article <34c7e888-f148-455c-846c-4c44a5d0dfa1@googlegroups.com>,
> > > >
> > > >  spermato...@yahoo.com wrote:

> > > > > simply
> > > > > 0.9999.... is a non-finite number/

> > > >
> > > > For the number represented by 0.999..., which is clearly greater than
> > > > zero, to be infinite, it would have to at least be greater than 1 as
> > > > well, but is not!
> > > >
> > > > If you mean that 0.999... represents an infinitely long numeral, that is
> > > > something quite different.
> > > >
> > > > If you cannot distinguish between a numeral and the number it
> > > > represents, you are too ignorant to be posting to sci.math.
> > > > --

> > >
> > > It is the same concepts Virgil you should now

> >
> > I do not know how to 'now' concepts.
> >

> > > that 1/inf of the same
> > > size as N/inf,

> >
> > That depends on whether N is a member of the set of naturals numbers or
> > is the set of natual numbers itself.

>
> *
> If 0.999... is not equal to 1,
> then there is a number between 0.999... and 1

What deludes you to think that there might be a number between 0.999...
and 1?
>
> Please write it here_______________

Write what there?

Can you write the result of (1 + 0.999...)/2 as a single numera,l like
one can do with both 1 and 0.999..., but not equal to either?

If so please writ it here _____________
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Date Subject Author
2/8/13 byron
2/8/13 Virgil
2/8/13 JT
2/8/13 Virgil
3/16/13 Earle Jones
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3/18/13 Brian Q. Hutchings
2/8/13 J. Antonio Perez M.
2/8/13 byron
2/8/13 Virgil
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