```Date: Dec 21, 2013 5:44 PM
Author: JT
Subject: Re: Matheology sqrt(-2):  WM admits to unlistability of 0/1 sequences

Den lĂ¶rdagen den 21:e december 2013 kl. 23:35:43 UTC+1 skrev Virgil:> In article <b518ea39-8daf-465a-b700-4e9b46b446cf@googlegroups.com>,> >  jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:> > > > > > According to mainstream math 0.999... is to be equal to 1, although i just > > > > proved it never will.> > > > > > You can not claim that a list generating nonzero terms to be equal to zero. > > > Thus the subtraction will never yield zero not ever after infinitly many > > > subtraction, whatever that is supposed to be in your fairynumber world.> > > > In mathematics, 0.999... represents either an infinite sequence of > > values or the limit value of such a sequence. > > > > In that latter case, the value is 1.> > So when speaking of "the value of 0.999...", one should be able to > > deduce that that limit value is what is meant. > > > > WM is apparently not able to deduce that.> > --I do not see how he could the calculation you stipulate to become zero after infinitly many iterations. Will still yield infinitly many preceding zeros +1.
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