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Topic: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
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 JT Posts: 1,434 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Mar 13, 2013 4:06 PM

On 13 mar, 19:53, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
> On 3/13/2013 9:26 AM, JT wrote:
>

> > The naturals are discrete your conception of numbers is fault
>
> Finite fields are arithmetical systems.   Do they fail
> to be "numbers" because they do not form an infinite
> collection?
>
> Number systems are recognized as such because they
> are systems with definable arithmetical relations.
>
> The elements of number systems are their "numbers".

And there is no set with a sum that form 0 nor a set forming inf, a
set is a collection of members, if there is no members there is no
set. The empty set is no collection, and it have no members. A set
need atleast one member.

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