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Re: 2.93  A 'modified form of the usual division algorithm'  Wikipedia Moronica
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Aug 28, 2014 9:45 PM


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 nonzero 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." > > > > True. Just like all shit, there is a good chance that it will puzzle those who read it. :) > > > > Oh, look out for trollinchief Dan Christensen or one of his many aliases. An irrelevant rant will be appearing shortly. :)



