9999999999999999 dose not = 1!!!!!!!!!!!

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  1. monicam

    monicam TPF Noob!

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    here look at this simple logic

    lets start with .999 now we all know that dosent =1
    unless you round it up or add .001
    now

    lets try

    .999999999999999999999999999999

    now that still dosent =1 because we need to round up or add .00000000000000000000000000001

    now we try

    .9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
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    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
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    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
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    99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
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    this is still not 1 because we need to round up or add

    .0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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    00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000001
    its true thats the exact point u need


    k now lets try an infinit amount of 9s

    .999999999999999999999999- forever

    ok this still dosent equle 1 because
    you need to add a .0000000000 forever and a 1 at the end

    do you get it now?
     
  2. Rob

    Rob TPF Noob!

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    You can't mix real and imaginary numbers in that way and get a meaningful answer. There's no such number as infinity minus one.

    Rob
     
  3. Meysha

    Meysha still being picky Vicky

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    What's your point?
     
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    doenoe TPF Noob!

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    i think the point is, that some one has to much time on his his/her hands. Not telling who it is though.
     
  5. clarinetJWD

    clarinetJWD The Naked Spammer Staff Member

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    .99 repeating=1
    Just as .66 repeating=2/3
     
  6. nvr2low

    nvr2low TPF Noob!

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    as an engineering tech, i say that .9999999999999999999 mine as well be 1. if you dont understand why, try and cut an aluminum sheet at .9999999999999 inches. if you can do that and find a way to measure that accurate you are my hero.
     
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    PlasticSpanner TPF Noob!

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    Being a carpenter (joiner over here!) I'd say that .8 = 1! :lol:

    Anything within 1/16th inch is good enough! :)
     
  8. mentos_007

    mentos_007 The Freshmaker!

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    buahahahahahhhhaa :D that's right :D
     
  9. mentos_007

    mentos_007 The Freshmaker!

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    Clarinet... What do you study?! I noticed some really "mathematical" posts of yours :p
     
  10. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    He's just a nerd. As is Unimaxium. :p
     
  11. mentos_007

    mentos_007 The Freshmaker!

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    ey... they are not nerds... they are smart... same as me :D
     
  12. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Nah..they're math nerds. They'll tell ya the same. We've even had discussions as to who is nerdier. I think they've settled on "equally nerdy".




    Oh, and I should mention that there is nothing wrong with nerds. In fact, I think they're pretty damn cute. :greenpbl:

    Ok, now I have to figure out a post for 12000 so I can stop deleting old useless posts in order to post again w/out wasting my 12000.
     

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