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Thread: Brain Burp Rounding??
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At 12:18 AM 6/3/01 -0400, Bob Ammerman wrote:
>Dave,
>
>The point is that it does _not_ take patience.
>
>.9 repeating is already an _infinite_ series. Not just a "sorta infinite as
>long as you want to go on" series.

At each point, it evaluates to <1. Repeating it in smaller steps forever
doesn't change that.
Show me the point at which it changes, and evaluates to 1.
I know, it's infinitely far away, and it can never be reached, but if you
wish real hard...

>Its value is exactly 1.

Can you show any physical thing that requires this to be true?


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