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byron

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Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Feb 14, 2013 6:17 AM
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you say

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

It is a decimal. All decimals are, at least in theory, endless strings,
though, by custom, one may omit trailing zeroes after the decimal point. "


0.3333...
means
there are and endless amount of 3s following the decimal

just as 0.9999...
means there are an endless amount of 9s following the decimal

thus can you answer the question


is 0.3333... an endless decimal/infinite decimal ie never ends?



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