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Re: Finally the discussion is over: S = Lim S is a bad definition.
Posted:
Oct 5, 2017 5:25 PM


On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 4:52:59 PM UTC4, John Gabriel wrote: > On Thursday, 5 October 2017 15:09:12 UTC4, burs...@gmail.com wrote: > > That ... > > > > You "decimal" means 10, so this a base 10 digit series. > > On the otherhand this one here is not a decimal, base 10, > > representation: > > > > 1/2 + 1/4 + 1/8 + ... = 1 > > 5/10 + 25/100 + 125/1000 + .... = 1 >
So, NOT 0.875... as you originally claimed. Whew! I thought we were going to have to ban converging series now. Or did I miss that decree?
Dan
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