
Re: There is the infinitely small difference for .999 repeating and One quantities
Posted:
Oct 2, 2017 10:13 PM


On Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5:51:19 PM UTC7, Bill wrote: > mitchrae3323@gmail.com wrote: > > On Monday, October 2, 2017 at 3:54:56 PM UTC7, John Gabriel wrote: > >> On Monday, 2 October 2017 18:31:36 UTC4, mitchr...@gmail.com wrote: > >>> They are quantities with nothing in between. > >>> > >>> Mitchell Raemsch > >> Nope. If the distance between any two points is zero, then they are the same point. > > What I am saying is they are infinitely close quantities > > with nothing in between. They are not the same point > > but share a sameness by being together closest. > > "be being together closest"?
By being closest together.
> In fact, every rational with nonrepeating decimal representation, also > has a representation which repeats. Besides the example above, .35 > =.349999..., for instance. The "sameness" about them is called "equality".
It is actually an infinitely small difference.
Mitchell Raemsch > > > > > > Mitchell Raemsch > > > >> 0.999... or 0.333... or anything with an ellipsis following it, is not a quantity. It is a series.

