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Originally posted by looofo
The solutions have not to be complex.
One solution is to tell to everybody to move from their room (number n) to the next room (n+1) so to free the first room (n=1). Simple.
Originally posted by looofo
Wait a minute...
the guests (i) are told to move to the rooms (2i+1), so that all the rooms with even number get freed.
Next the passengers (i) from buses (j) are told to go to the rooms with number (2^(i+1))*( 2j+1).
I read this in a magazine with 90 pages on infinity.
But..if I multiply infinity by 2, how much I get
Originally posted by albie
Always existed? Impossible
Originally posted by I_s_i_s
I'm trying to find a linky to this website where this is explained. Rarr...
Originally posted by Byrd
The thought experiment is called "Hilbert's hotel" and a brief discussion of it can be found here: diveintomark.org...
Originally posted by albie
Infinite time stretching into the past? Can't see any flaws in that idea?
Infinity is not quantifiable. Time, or the passage of events, would have to be quantifiable. Measurable. Or it would defy the laws of basic reality, logic.
Mathematical infinity is not the same thing as physical infinity.