
Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted:
Feb 13, 2013 10:18 PM


there were no decimals per se  the Hindus gave a sero, not a decimal placing  were created by Simon Stevin and instantly translated into many languages (from his Latin); he included this sole ambiguity in his treatise. (I got this from Oystein Ore's _Number Theory and Its History_ .)
it is just a notational problem <end socaleed problemma>

