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Topic: Matheology � 300
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Re: Matheology � 300
Posted: Jul 17, 2013 2:33 AM
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In article <>, wrote:

> On Tuesday, 16 July 2013 21:23:32 UTC+2, Virgil wrote:

> > Mathematical things are defined by definitions
> > except in WM's wild weird world of WMytheology .

> > Thus WM claims that a non-terminating decimal, such as the one for 1/9,
> cannot be distinguished from any of its truncated thus terminating
> decimal approximations.
> It can be distinguished from any of its terminating approximations

Then why did WM so often claim otherwise?

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