Date: Nov 18, 2012 7:14 PM
Author: Vurgil
Subject: Re: Matheology � 152
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WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> On 18 Nov., 18:45, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > On Nov 18, 7:13 am, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> >

> > > On 17 Nov., 23:08, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:

> >

> > > > On Nov 17, 5:23 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> >

> > > > > On 17 Nov., 21:21, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:

> >

> > > > > > (nor is there a problem that WM two limits are different)-

> >

> > > > > Interesting. A nice claim.

> > > > > The limit of a sequence may depend on the method which is used to

> > > > > calculate it?

> >

> > > > Nope, but it does depend on which limit is used.

> >

> > > The Cauchy-limit or the Cantor-limit?

> >

> > Niether.

> >

> > The fact that in Wolkenmuekenheim the two limits

> > are assumed to be the same does

> > not mean that you are using the same limit both times.

>

> Is it correct in mathematics to claim:

> 1/((((((10^0)/10)+10^1)/10)+10^2)/10)+ = 0 ?

> And is it also correcr to claim

> 1/((((((10^0)/10)+10^1)/10)+10^2)/10)+ > 1 ?

> Is it is therefore correct to claim 0 > 1?

>

> Or can you give some guidelines for beginners, when and why which of

> the limits has to be applied?

>

I see no reason to suppose that the expression is well enough defined to

have anything like a unique limit.

If it is expressible as the limit of a sequence at all, then show us

the terms of such a sequence.