Date: Oct 5, 2017 5:25 PM
Author: Dan Christensen
Subject: Re: Finally the discussion is over: S = Lim S is a bad definition.
On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 4:52:59 PM UTC-4, John Gabriel wrote:

> On Thursday, 5 October 2017 15:09:12 UTC-4, burs...@gmail.com wrote:

> > That ...

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> > You "decimal" means 10, so this a base 10 digit series.

> > On the otherhand this one here is not a decimal, base 10,

> > representation:

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> > 1/2 + 1/4 + 1/8 + ... = 1

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> 5/10 + 25/100 + 125/1000 + .... = 1

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So, NOT 0.875... as you originally claimed. Whew! I thought we were going to have to ban converging series now. Or did I miss that decree?

Dan

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