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byron

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Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:43 AM
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On Sunday, February 10, 2013 8:22:37 AM UTC+11, Virgil wrote:
> In article <189b26dd-5f7c-43e1-859c-3aa052e0ccae@googlegroups.com>,
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> spermatozon@yahoo.com wrote:
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> > you say
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> > "The numeral "0.999..." (name of a number) ..."
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> >
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> > the symbol/numeral "0.999..." represents a number that never ends
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> FALSE!
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> I say that "0.999..." represents a number.
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> You are the only one here claiming that "it never ends".
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> Any numeral expressed in decimal notation represents a finite real
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> number, and if its decimal expression is eventually periodic (repeats
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> some finite digit sequence from some decimal place onwards) represents a
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> finite rational number.
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> If you do not know at least that much about the meaning of decimal
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> numerals you should not be displaying your ignorance here.
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> --


you say
"Any numeral expressed in decimal notation represents a finite real

number"

so are you saying there are no infinite decimal, ie any number that contains an endless line of digits after a decimal point

is 0.3333... an endless decimal ie never ends,


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