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0.999...=1? Seriously?

The article found on Wikipedia.org, on the topic "0.999..." seems to accept that 0.999...=1. I don't . The civilized world bases its numerical system on groups of ten: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Using this method, 0.9 = 9/10, of course. But what if a civilization decided to base its numerical sy...
by lotanddaughters
on Sun Apr 24, 2011 5:55 pm
 
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Topic: 0.999...=1? Seriously?
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Re: 0.999...=1? Seriously?

Martingale wrote: Fascinating, you have proved that all mathematicians are wrong. Good for you.

:roll:




This follows easily from the standard definitions.


Okay, let me grant you that .

By accepting that, you must also accept that .

Do you agree?
by lotanddaughters
on Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:49 am
 
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