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Topic: Matheology sqrt(-2): WM admits to unlistability of 0/1 sequences
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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: Matheology sqrt(-2): WM admits to unlistability of 0/1 sequences
Posted: Dec 21, 2013 5:28 PM

jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:

> Den lördagen den 21:e december 2013 kl. 22:45:50 UTC+1 skrev Virgil:
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> > mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote:
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> > > On Saturday, 21 December 2013 21:15:47 UTC+1, Virgil wrote:
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> > > > In article <648b5671-ece9-4998-a412-9766ac3c0c8d@googlegroups.com>,
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> >

> > > > jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:
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> > > > > My very lose understanding of infinity, we can construct an
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> > > > > algorithm that create an unfinite number terms in a list the
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> > > > > simplest would be 1+1+1..., but we can not ever complete the list
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> > > > > and never find the last member.
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> >

> > > > Since infinite lists by definition do not have last members, not
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> > > > being able to find one is a GOOD thing.
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> >

> > > Since infinite sequences by definition have infinitely many terms
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> > > following beyond every term, and every term is belonging to a finite
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> > > initial sequence, not finding nearly all terms is a good thing.
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> >
> > Only in the Wilds of Wolkenmuekenheim.
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> > For any sequence given by formula, one has already found ALL terms,
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> > and THAT is a good thing..
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> > --

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> Without giving a magnitude of ALL, that seem like handwaving to me.
> Take this computation when will it reach zero.
> x=1;
> y=0.9
> while (x>0) {x=x-y; y=y/10;}
>
> According to mainstream math 0.999... is to be equal to 1, although i just
> proved it never will.

According to mainstream math, your 0.999... represents an infinite
sequence whose limit is 1.

Infinite sequences without limits are not claimed to have any value at
all, so that if you reject the only possible limit for that sequence,
you are claiming it has no value at all.

The limitations of physics and physical sciences are not a part of
mathematics, whose arena is the unfettered imagination.
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