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Thread: Brain Burp Rounding??
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face picon face BY : Alan B. Pearce email (remove spam text)



>Given:
>  x = 0.9(repeating)
>Multiply both sides by 10:
>  10x = 9.9(repeating)
>Subtract x from both sides:

The fallacy in this argument is that at the end x->1, as any repeating
number is not exact.

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