Date: Mar 14, 2013 7:11 AM
Author: JT
Subject: Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
On 14 mar, 03:04, 1treePetrifiedForestLane <Space...@hotmail.com>

wrote:

> you have to think in the spirit of "real numbers;"

> for instance, you can use the "surreals" to do taht

>

> one, the categorical counting-number -- although

> that is not the most cannonical representation of "one" --

> is not the same as "the real, number, one,

> to an infinite precision odometer-like cruncher,

> 1.0000...

>

> that is, like, more than a googolplex of zeroes.

>

> thus:

> nine should be easy for a quadric surface; supposedly,

> that is generally the minimum number of points

> to define a quadric surface; corresponds

> to a 14-deltahedron (convexity).

You just don't get it do you.