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Originally posted by ALLis0NE
Is it because the answer goes against your beliefs of infinity?
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
1 - .9 = .1
1 - .99 = .01
1 - .999 = .001
1 - .9999 = .0001
1 - .99999... = ?????
I don't need a calculator to know the above answer. It just simple logic, that no matter how many 9's I add, the answer will always have a 1 at the end. Why is it only different with a never ending decimal REPRESENTATION for you people? Is it because the answer goes against your beliefs of infinity?
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
1 - .99999... = ZERO
Which is completly rediculous, because it goes against this chart:
1 - .9 = .1
1 - .99 = .01
1 - .999 = .001
1 - .9999 = .0001
1 - .99999... =
No matter how many 9's you add, there will be a 1 left over. To think anything else would be just ignorant.
The topic of this thread is to figure out if 1 is equal to .9... and the answer is NO not mathetmaticaly, technicaly there is a small bit missing. It is not 100% equal. It is more like 99.99999...% equal.
Originally posted by Former CIA Agent
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
1 - .9 = .1
1 - .99 = .01
1 - .999 = .001
1 - .9999 = .0001
1 - .99999... = ?????
A calculator CANNOT give you the above answer. There IS NO ANSWER. You CANNOT subtract that.
there is always a remainder that will never be accounted for in the answer.
If you want to subtract 4679 from 10000, you can easily apply the Nikhilam Navatashcaramam Dashatah sutra ("All from 9 and the last from 10"). Each figure in 4679 is subtracted from 9 and the last figure is subtracted from 10, yielding 5321. Similarly, other sutras lay down such simple rules of calculation.
Originally posted by Former CIA Agent
A calculator CANNOT give you the above answer. There IS NO ANSWER. You CANNOT subtract that.
Originally posted by Sublime620
He's admitted 1/3 = .333333... and there is always a remainder left over.
Originally posted by Sublime620
And yet, even though .33333... is short of 1, it's always moving towards 1, and eventually becomes one.
Originally posted by Sublime620
Did you ever accurately represent .99999... on a number scale without using symbols?
Depending on how accurate you want to be, will depend how far you calculate .9... For the most accuracy I suggest going at least a million places. Now keep in mind, that doesn't mean you are getting closer to one, that just means you are more accurately being exactly to the left of 1. Which means it will never be equal to 1.