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Topic: 2.93 - A 'modified form of the usual division algorithm' -
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Brian Q. Hutchings

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Re: 2.93 - A 'modified form of the usual division algorithm' -
Wikipedia Moronica

Posted: Aug 28, 2014 9:45 PM
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this is the important lemma, if you will, of Stevin,
showing the sole ambiguity of _The decimalS

well done

> "This is obtained by decreasing the final non-zero digit by one and appending a repetend of 9, a fact that some find puzzling. 1 = 0.999... and 1.585 = 1.584999... are two examples of this."
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> True. Just like all shit, there is a good chance that it will puzzle those who read it. :)
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> Oh, look out for troll-in-chief Dan Christensen or one of his many aliases. An irrelevant rant will be appearing shortly. :)





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