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Topic: Can a fraction have none noneending and nonerepeating decimal representation?
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 JT Posts: 1,448 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: Can a fraction have none noneending and nonerepeating decimal representation?
Posted: Jul 31, 2013 8:33 PM

Den torsdagen den 1:e augusti 2013 kl. 02:13:00 UTC+2 skrev Zeit Geist:
> On Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:02:46 PM UTC-7, jonas.t...@gmail.com wrote:
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> > Den onsdagen den 31:e juli 2013 kl. 23:48:26 UTC+2 skrev Zeit Geist:
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> > > > Let me see what you are saying Pi is irrational ->because it is ***represented*** by an increasing sequense ***decimals***, well so is 1/3.
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> No, Pi is irrational, SO it can only be represented as a sequence of rational numbers.
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> > > > Nothing new for me here. Yes i do know Pi is nonerepeating and increasing using ordinary decimals. And i do realise that if i can express Pi as a fraction or a series fractions, or using another base and make it have a fixed number of digits it becomes rational.
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> > Using a geometric tool with symmetric properties, fractions, and bijective base that suits the symmetric properties of the object, that way i don't have to pretend that 1/3 is impossible to express as a complete term with finished expansion in the natural bases.
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Honestly i think Julio just expressed that what is a fraction in one base, not necessarily is terminated and nonerepeating in another base. A bit further up.

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