netzweltler
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2 Questions on Infinity
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Oct 14, 2013 2:27 AM


If I am mixing 9 liters of red paint and 1 liter of green paint, the mixture ratio is 9:1. If I am mixing 99 liters of red paint and 1 liter of green paint, the percentage of red paint is 99%. If I am not stopping increasing the percentage of red paint, the percentage of red paint is 99.999?% (even if this means that the whole infinite universe is filled with red paint). But a universe filled with red paint and 1 liter of green paint is different to a universe solely filled with red paint, and no green paint in it. How do we point out this difference using standard decimal notation?
If the atoms of this 1 liter of green paint are evenly spread within this infinite universe of red paint, what is the distance between these atoms? If the distance between these atoms is finite and the number of atoms is finite, does it mean, that the space the green atoms are evenly spread in is finite?

