Den lördagen den 21:e december 2013 kl. 23:35:43 UTC+1 skrev Virgil: > In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > > email@example.com wrote: > > > > > > According to mainstream math 0.999... is to be equal to 1, although i just > > > > proved it never will. > > > > > > You can not claim that a list generating nonzero terms to be equal to zero. > > > Thus the subtraction will never yield zero not ever after infinitly many > > > subtraction, whatever that is supposed to be in your fairynumber world. > > > > In mathematics, 0.999... represents either an infinite sequence of > > values or the limit value of such a sequence. > > > > In that latter case, the value is 1. > > So when speaking of "the value of 0.999...", one should be able to > > deduce that that limit value is what is meant. > > > > WM is apparently not able to deduce that. > > --
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.