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Topic: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
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 Pfsszxt@aol.com Posts: 320 Registered: 4/21/08
Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Jan 8, 2014 2:31 PM

hnew what some of this meant you'd be smarter!
On 1/8/2014 4:30 AM, spermatozon@yahoo.com wrote:
> On Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:24:41 AM UTC+10, sperm...@yahoo.com wrote:
>> australias leading erotic poet colin leslie dean shows that if
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>> 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
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>> simply
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>> 0.9999.... is a non-finite number/

If you knew what some of this meany you'd at least know something!
0.9999... is not non-finite nor is it a number!!!
0.999... is a symbol which represents an "infinite series",
which in turn is a sequence . The correct statement
0.999--- = 1 says that the sequence in question converges to the
number represented by the numeral "1".

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>> 1 is a finite number

It is NOT! It is a symbol, called a "numeral", which represents
a number. A number is a mental creation .
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>> thus we have
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>> a finite number = non-finite number
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>> thus a contradiction in terms
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