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Originally posted by ALLis0NE
I never once said that, so you need to stop mis quoting. Thanks.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
You are right, there is no way to represent 1/3 in decimal form. Actually, using your very own logic, even YOUR representation for 1/3 doesn't exist.
.3... is not a real number.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
Nope there is no correct way to represent 1/3 in decimal form. Actually if I use your very own logic, even YOU don't have a representation of 1/3 because .3... is not a real number.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
You are right, there is no way to represent 1/3 in decimal form. Actually, using your very own logic, even YOUR representation for 1/3 doesn't exist.
.3... is not a real number.
May I remind you that .9 repeating is a number. That means it has it's place on the number line somewhere. Which means that it's not "getting" anywhere. It doesn't move. It either equals 1 or it doesn't (it does of course), but it doesn't "get" closer to 1.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
I laugh at this guys attempt:
polymathematics.typepad.com...
May I remind you that .9 repeating is a number. That means it has it's place on the number line somewhere. Which means that it's not "getting" anywhere. It doesn't move. It either equals 1 or it doesn't (it does of course), but it doesn't "get" closer to 1.
Can someone please show me where "infinity" is, on the number line? Please point to .9...
Originally posted by Sublime620
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
You are right, there is no way to represent 1/3 in decimal form. Actually, using your very own logic, even YOUR representation for 1/3 doesn't exist.
.3... is not a real number.
That's what you originally said. After I made that post, you changed it from above to:
Nice try.
Originally posted by Sublime620
You've already once said .999999 "doesn't exist"
Originally posted by Sublime620
Don't forget what side you are on.
Originally posted by Sublime620
NO! We can't! As we've all stated before. That's our argument, not yours.
Originally posted by Sublime620
Oh, so instead of answering the question, you're just going to focus on the fact that I said .9999999999999... instead of .3....
It's the same principle. If .3... doesn't exist, neither does .9... and neither does .0...1
Quit stalling.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
You are right, there is no way to represent 1/3 in decimal form. Actually, USING YOUR VERY OWN LOGIC, even YOUR representation for 1/3 doesn't exist.
.3... is not a real number.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
The FACT still stands..
If you start with 1 whole, the only way to get to .9... is to subract. That means .9... is less than 1.
Originally posted by nobodyv2
Anything you subtract will be TOO MUCH and will not leave .9... .
Originally posted by nobodyv2
I think your problem is that your idea of infinity is flawed. You are thinking of it as an expanding process rather than an absolute.
Originally posted by Sublime620
That finite number is GOING TOWARD infinity, but it is not infinity.
Originally posted by Sublime620
Yes. It does. I think a better word is equivalent, though.
And
.349999... = .35
The list goes on.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
Going Toward?
One person is telling me it is STATIC, now you are telling me that it is actually going somewhere.
Please tell me, if "infinity" does not end and does not begin, then where exactly is the destination that the number is "going toward"?
Surely, when you are going toward something, you have a destination. Are you going to the end of infinity?