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Topic: .99999... still=/= 1
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Tim Brauch

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: .99999... still=/= 1
Posted: Dec 1, 2004 2:11 AM
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smart1234@aol.com (S. Enterprize Company) wrote in
<a href="news://20041130053834.21841.00001212@mb-m14.aol.com:">news://20041130053834.21841.00001212@mb-m14.aol.com:</a>

&gt; You could use the calculator to see if this diverges. If the
&gt; calculator say
&gt; number too large, then you know it diverged.
&gt;

Try this one on your calculator,

(10^2000000) + (10^2000000)/2 + (10^2000000)/4 + (10^2000000)/8 +
+ (10^2000000)/16 + (10^2000000)/32 + ...

Tell me if your calculator says it "diverges." Then I will tell you want
good ol' logic says happens.

- Tim

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Department of Mathematics
University of Louisville

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11/28/04
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robert j. kolker
11/29/04
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S. Enterprize Company
11/29/04
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11/29/04
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Randy Poe
11/29/04
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S. Enterprize Company
11/29/04
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Brian Quincy Hutchings
11/29/04
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S. Enterprize Company
11/30/04
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Brian Quincy Hutchings
12/1/04
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The Ghost In The Machine
11/29/04
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Randy Poe
11/29/04
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S. Enterprize Company
11/30/04
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robert j. kolker
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S. Enterprize Company
11/30/04
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S. Enterprize Company
11/30/04
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Dr. David Kirkby
12/1/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/1/04
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Tim Brauch
12/1/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/1/04
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Richard Henry
12/1/04
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Dr. David Kirkby
12/2/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/2/04
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Tim Brauch
12/4/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/4/04
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Richard Henry
12/5/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/8/04
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12/1/04
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Tim Brauch
11/29/04
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Brian Quincy Hutchings
11/30/04
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Brian Quincy Hutchings
12/1/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/1/04
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Richard Henry
12/1/04
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The Ghost In The Machine
12/2/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/2/04
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The Ghost In The Machine
12/2/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/2/04
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Sonic
12/2/04
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Brian Quincy Hutchings
12/5/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/5/04
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Dr. David Kirkby
12/5/04
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S. Enterprize Company
12/5/04
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Dr. David Kirkby
12/6/04
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