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Thread: ENOUGH! (was: "Re: [OT]: Brain Burp Rounding??")
face picon face BY : Bill Westfield email (remove spam text)

>> In the physical world "a miss is as good as a mile"

In the physical world, you don't need to get anywhere NEAR an infinite
number of 9s after your decimal point for .999... to be "equal to" 1.0
Say you're talking meters - at about 10 9s ("0.9999999999 m") you're about
one atomic diameter from 1.0


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