Originally Posted by SUroot
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
does not equal 1/9.