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Topic: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Replies: 53   Last Post: Mar 18, 2013 9:33 PM

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 JT Posts: 1,388 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: 0.9999... = 1 that means mathematics ends in contradiction
Posted: Mar 14, 2013 1:03 PM

On 13 mar, 20:07, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
> On 3/13/2013 9:57 AM, JT wrote:
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> > On 13 mar, 15:48, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 13 mar, 15:39, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> >>> On 13 mar, 14:42, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> >>>> On 13 mar, 13:58, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> >>>>> On 13 mar, 10:42, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote:
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> >>>>>> On 3/12/2013 10:24 PM, Virgil wrote:
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> >>>>>>>    spermato...@yahoo.com wrote:

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> >>>>>>>> On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 11:19:51 AM UTC+11, 1treePetrifiedForestLane
> >>>>>>>> wrote:

> >>>>>>>>> yes, and the proper infinite series with which
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> >>>>>>>>> it is to be compared, is the "real number,"
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> >>>>>>>>> 1.0000..., not omitting any of the zeroes
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> >>>>>>>>> on your little blackboard, dood.
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> >>>>>>>>> see Simon Stevins; *creation* of teh decimals,
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> >>>>>>>>> including this sole ambiguity, 15cce.
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> >>>>>>>>>>       It s a symbol which represents an "infinite series",
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> >>>>>>>>>> which in turn is a sequence.
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> >>>>>>>> yesw but .9999... is a non-finite number
> >>>>>>>> and 1.0000.. is a finite number
> >>>>>>>> thus
> >>>>>>>> when maths shows
> >>>>>>>> .9999... is a non-finite number = 1.0000.. is a finite number
> >>>>>>>> it ends in contradiction

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> >>>>>>> 0.9999... and 1.0000... are numerals (names of numbers), not numbers.
> >>>>>>> They are only different names for the same number.

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> >>>>>> And, in addition, to say that 1.000... is
> >>>>>> finite may also be arguable.

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> >>>>>> As names, decimal expansions are what they
> >>>>>> are.  1.000... expresses a particular name
> >>>>>> exactly.  Without the full expression, one
> >>>>>> must consider scenarios involving rounding
> >>>>>> error.  In that case, the finite representation
> >>>>>> corresponds to an equivalence class of
> >>>>>> decimal expansions that round to whatever
> >>>>>> finite number of significant digits specifies
> >>>>>> the system of finite abbreviation.

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> >>>>>> To say that 1.000... is finite without
> >>>>>> qualification is to invoke a convention that
> >>>>>> is not intrinsic to the system of names that
> >>>>>> grounds the representation.

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> >>>>>> Of course, it is a common convention...
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> >>>>>> ...that ought not invalidate mathematics.
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> >>>>> Silly man 0 is not a mathematical object it have no magnitude when
> >>>>> used for counting and measuring it is just a label that an operation
> >>>>> exhausted it's operands.

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> >>>> 0.999... is just a label unfortunatly the context it try to label 1
> >>>> within is incorrect to start with something with unfinished decimal
> >>>> expansion is just an approximation, change base.
> >>>> 0.3 in ternary is a correct label in fact it *is* 1 thus you are free
> >>>> to write 0.3 or 1 in ternarys, this is not true for decimal
> >>>> numbersystem 0.999... do not equal 1, because you can not create the
> >>>> set that makes up 1 adding the members of the set ->
> >>>> {0.9,0.09,0.009  ...}!= 1 there is no set at this form that equals 1,
> >>>> but in ternarys we have no problem to write that the sum of members in
> >>>> the set {0.1,0.1,0.1} = 1

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> >>> And of course the sum of members in the set
> >>> {0.333...,0.333...,0,333...}!=1 since 1/3 can not be expressed in
> >>> decimal change base use ternary or use fractions. The label 0.333...
> >>> express a number that is not available in decimal base, since it is
> >>> impossible to partition a single natural entity in such away that 1/3
> >>> is reached.

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> >> Plato did understand the difference between naturals and the parts
> >> that make them up alot better then modern mathematicians, thus he
> >> understood the  principles of partitioning and thus recognized that
> >> fractions was the only way to deal with decimal expansion with out
> >> losing digits since there is no base system that can express all
> >> possible fractions.

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> > And the truth that Plato understood but that modern mathematicians
> > clueless about is that naturals is a countable bottom up approach thus
> > they must be discrete in nature, and following this that each natural
> > have a magnitude that could be partitioned, but he also understood the
> > drawbacks of using a base for partition because he realised that in a
> > continum there is an endless amount cuts can be made and there is no
> > single base number system that can express them all, and from that he
> > draw the conclusion that fractions was the only way to deal with parts
> > of a single discrete natural entity.

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> You really just go on and on...
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> Like the energizer bunny.
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> Aristotle disagreed with Plato long before Western mathematics
> considered the possibility of 0.  Since Aristotle, at least,
> mathematicians have had to make choices as to whose authority
> they would follow if they chose not to follow their own ideas.
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> Even then, the very words you use in your criticisms probably
> originate from the work of Vieta (one must have polynomials
> before one recognizes the general form of a base).  It is with
> Vieta that geometric magnitudes and monadic units are treated
> uniformly as numbers.
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> You need to make your criticisms without using the mathematics
> with which you disagree.

You still think this describe a set don't you.

Well it doesn't it has two errors and one infinite.
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