[user=11227431]mnmwert[/user] ?! Explain this to me.

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[user=19901661]Jackie Carson[/user]
The pattern is n divided by 9 equals .nnnnnnnn 1/9 = . 11111111 2/9 = .222222 and so on. Using this pattern, instead of 9/9 = 1 it would equal .999999 following the pattern. If 9/9= BOTH 1 and .99999 than according to algebra 1=.99999 this is not quite math though, as one you reach 9/9 you ignore the math side of things and keep with the pattern.

[user=19901661]Jackie Carson[/user]

[quote]Sigh... Algebra... I understand the .nnnnnnn rule, but it doesn't always work.[/quote]

[user=28595544]Indigo817[/user]

A mystery yet to be solved by another Einstein..
Perhaps his name will be Fred Gonzalez-Munito
Just a random name that popped into my head

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The fact is that "..." in 0.999... is not mathematically rigorous.
Instead of writing 0.999... we should write this as the infinite sum for i>0 of 9*10^-i (in other words: 0.999... = 0.9 + 0.09 + 0.009 ...)
Then the limit of the sum is defined and is 1, so 0.9999... = 1 and there is absolutely no problem with that.
The thing is that we are not used to have to equivalent denominations for only one object, but this is math.
Henri Poincaré: ""Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things."

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