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Topic: Matheology sqrt(-2): WM admits to unlistability of 0/1 sequences
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 JT Posts: 1,448 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: Matheology sqrt(-2): WM admits to unlistability of 0/1 sequences
Posted: Dec 21, 2013 5:51 PM

Den lördagen den 21:e december 2013 kl. 23:45:02 UTC+1 skrev Virgil:
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> jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:
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> > Den l?rdagen den 21:e december 2013 kl. 21:15:47 UTC+1 skrev Virgil:
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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 algorithm
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> > > > create an unfinite number terms in a list the simplest would be 1+1+1...,
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> > > > but
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> > > > we can not ever complete the list and never find the last member.
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> > > Since infinite lists by definition do not have last members, not being
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> > > able to find one is a GOOD thing.
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> > > --
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> > Well a list without magnitude of its members adding upto a specific number
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> > seems unlikely.
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> The list 1, 2, 3, ... is one of many common lists that do not do so,
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> and does not seem to me to be all that unlikely.
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> > For example does a list of infinitly many 5's in a list add up to the same
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> > number as a list of infinitly many 1's?
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> Do you have a specific number in mind for either of those to sum to?
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> > Are you saying they represent the same number or not?
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> While such constant sequences themselves converge, their sums do not, so
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> I, for one, do not claim either infinite sum actually has a value.
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> So I am not saying that either even represents a number at all.
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Is a number converging towards a limit, the same as the number equals the limit.

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