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Topic: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Replies: 37   Last Post: Mar 18, 2013 9:27 PM

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 Earle Jones Posts: 202 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: 0.9999.... = 1 means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Mar 16, 2013 9:03 PM

In article <virgil-16CD4A.02232808022013@BIGNEWS.USENETMONSTER.COM>,
Virgil <virgil@ligriv.com> wrote:

> In article
> JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:
>

> > On 8 Feb, 09:22, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> > > In article <34c7e888-f148-455c-846c-4c44a5d0dfa1@googlegroups.com>,
> > >
> > >  spermato...@yahoo.com wrote:

> > > > simply
> > > > 0.9999.... is a non-finite number/

> > >
> > > For the number represented by 0.999..., which is clearly greater than
> > > zero, to be infinite, it would have to at least be greater than 1 as
> > > well, but is not!
> > >
> > > If you mean that 0.999... represents an infinitely long numeral, that is
> > > something quite different.
> > >
> > > If you cannot distinguish between a numeral and the number it
> > > represents, you are too ignorant to be posting to sci.math.
> > > --

> >
> > It is the same concepts Virgil you should now

>
> I do not know how to 'now' concepts.
>

> > that 1/inf of the same
> > size as N/inf,

>
> That depends on whether N is a member of the set of naturals numbers or
> is the set of natual numbers itself.

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If 0.999... is not equal to 1,
then there is a number between 0.999... and 1

Thanks,

earle
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