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Topic: Matheology sqrt(-2): WM admits to unlistability of 0/1 sequences
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 JT Posts: 1,388 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: Matheology sqrt(-2): WM admits to unlistability of 0/1 sequences
Posted: Dec 21, 2013 5:44 PM

Den lördagen den 21:e december 2013 kl. 23:35:43 UTC+1 skrev Virgil:
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> jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:
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> > > According to mainstream math 0.999... is to be equal to 1, although i just
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> > > proved it never will.
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> > You can not claim that a list generating nonzero terms to be equal to zero.
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> > Thus the subtraction will never yield zero not ever after infinitly many
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> > subtraction, whatever that is supposed to be in your fairynumber world.
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> In mathematics, 0.999... represents either an infinite sequence of
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> values or the limit value of such a sequence.
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> In that latter case, the value is 1.
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> So when speaking of "the value of 0.999...", one should be able to
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> deduce that that limit value is what is meant.
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> WM is apparently not able to deduce that.
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I do not see how he could the calculation you stipulate to become zero after infinitly many iterations. Will still yield infinitly many preceding zeros +1.

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