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Old December 3rd, 2012, 03:29 PM   #83 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by SUroot View Post
Ok I'm going to give up now. Mathematically it is unprovable that .999... does not equal 1,
.999... is a geometric series. Geometric series with the properties that .999... has converge to a finite number, and that number is easily calculated. This is provable, and is taught in all second semester calculus classes. Your belief is as mathematically incorrect as believing that

1 + (1/2) + (1/4) + (1/8) + (1/16) +...

does not equal 2, or that

.1111111...

does not equal 1/9.
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