Date: Jan 31, 2013 3:41 AM
Author: mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
Subject: Re: ZFC and God

On 31 Jan., 01:51, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

> > > > > Does every rational have a decimal expansion?
>
> > > > No. For instance 1/9 = 0.111... has no decimal expansion
>
> > > You just gave it one.
>
> > No. I know, it is very unfamiliar, but it is fact: "0.111..." is not a
> > decimal expansion. For instance, because decimal expansions by
> > definition have only one point. 0.111...

>
> Finite and infinite decimals have only one decimal point, but the
> ellipsis "..." is not a decimal point,


I did not say "decimal point" but only "point".

> but is a standard abbreviation
> for either "and so on until" if followed by an end value or "and so on
> without end" if not followed by an end value.


Please write this decimal expansions without an abbreviation. The
present form only shows potential infinity, namely for "every" n d_n =
1.

Regards, WM

Regards, WM