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He has been proven wrong over and over...he just won't admit it. Like I said...he is either too arrogant to admit he is wrong or too ignorant to see it.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
reply to post by Wookiep
You can prove faulty reasoning and the incorrect use of concepts.
But if you are Physics thinks the reasoning is sound and concepts are valid to use as numbers...I would love the answers to these.
1/large = ?
1/small = ?
1/huge = ?
1/finite = ?
If you can't grasp the ideas that you obviously disagree with as CONCEPT and THEORY and QUESTIONING then you don't belong here.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
When you say things like "when you reach infinity"...it is a clear sign that the person doesn't understand the concept.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
Originally posted by graphuto
reply to post by graphuto
Example:
I cut a pie into three pieces. I have 3 pieces of a whole pie. Math tells me that there is only now .9999 repeating left of that pie, but observation tells me that the whole thing is still there.
No, math does not leave .9999r left of that pie. Math tells you that you have 3 pieces of the pie, all 1/3 of the original. If we try to write 1/3 in decimal form, it is 0.3r of the original. If anything, math would tell you that you have 0.0r1 left over of the pie...which isn't even correct notation because no one ever uses it...but it would be 0.0(repeating infinitely)1.
It's an issue of our numbering system. If we would use base 3....than 1/3 (base 10) would be 1/10 (base 3)...which equals 0.1 (base 3).
When you say things like "when you reach infinity"...
Originally posted by UKLionheart
Originally posted by PhysicsAdept
reply to post by UKLionheart
Would you say then, that .000000000000000000000000000000...1 equals 0?
Hahaha. No, because you can't have infinite 0 before the one. As soon as you put that one on the end, it is no longer 0., but with 0.999 going off into infinity, that's different!
Here's the proof of the0.99999 recurring thing:
Let's call x = 0.99999 recurring.
10 x= 9.999999 recurring
deduct x from both sides:
9 x = 9 therefore x = 1
therefore 1 = 0.9999 recurring.
Tralahhhhh!
Originally posted by kykweer
Originally posted by UKLionheart
Originally posted by PhysicsAdept
reply to post by UKLionheart
Would you say then, that .000000000000000000000000000000...1 equals 0?
Hahaha. No, because you can\'t have infinite 0 before the one. As soon as you put that one on the end, it is no longer 0., but with 0.999 going off into infinity, that's different!
Here's the proof of the0.99999 recurring thing:
Let's call x = 0.99999 recurring.
10 x= 9.999999 recurring
deduct x from both sides:
9 x = 9 therefore x = 1
therefore 1 = 0.9999 recurring.
Tralahhhhh!
"..... as infinity is more or less an absolute value."
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
reply to post by Wookiep
You can prove faulty reasoning and the incorrect use of concepts.
But if you are Physics thinks the reasoning is sound and concepts are valid to use as numbers...I would love the answers to these.
1/large = ?
1/small = ?
1/huge = ?
1/finite = ?
Originally posted by kykweer
reply to post by PhysicsAdept
If u split an apple in half, and split half the apple in half and half of half then half of that half to infinity... Will there eventually be zero apple left?