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Topic: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Replies: 24   Last Post: Feb 15, 2014 3:42 PM

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 Brian Q. Hutchings Posts: 6,427 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Jan 8, 2014 5:01 PM

you employ the same mischaracterization,
that I have told him that he was making,
"1.0000... is not a counting number

> 0.999--- = 1 says that the sequence in question converges to the
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> number represented by the numeral "1".
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> >>
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> >> 1 is a finite number
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> It is NOT! It is a symbol, called a "numeral", which represents
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> a number. A number is a mental creation .
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> >>"
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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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> a contrdiction of your claim to know something about that of
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> which you are rambling about!

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