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Topic: Can a fraction have none noneending and nonerepeating decimal representation?
Replies: 108   Last Post: Aug 16, 2013 5:22 PM

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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: Can a fraction have none noneending and nonerepeating decimal representation?
Posted: Aug 1, 2013 5:26 PM

jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:

> No i think it is another way you may claim that 0.333... is a rational number
> because you know that is 1/3.
>
> And i may claim that Pi is a rational, because i know i can write it as a
> continued fraction. The real funny thing is that this was known to
> mathematicians 11 BC. So your not that sofisticated.

In order for a number to be a ratinals number, it must be, by
definition, equal to the quotient of two integers.

So until you can show that pi is the quotient of two integers, you
cannot truthfully claim it to be rational.

So that sa far your claims of pi's rationality are all falsehoods.
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