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**Dross****Member**- Registered: 2006-08-24
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kylekatarn wrote:

*NOTE*: You still haven't shown that 0.(9) ≠ 1 using valid arguments/proof.

Erm... that *was* Anthony's version of a valid proof. Just read the rest of the thread(s) and you'll understand.

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**Anthony.R.Brown****Banned**- Registered: 2006-11-16
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To Maelwys

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"I agree with your first three statements. All of those numbers do add together to get 1. Your fourth statement however ("The Above is Only a Small sample from the Start Onwards! But I can Assure you! is Infinitely possible!") is a fallacy. Your pattern holds for every number of a finite series only."

If my pattern only holds for every number of a finite series only ?

Can you Give me the ( Maximum Possible finite series for 0.9 ) onwards!

and Can you Give me the ( Maximum Possible finite series for 0.1 ) onwards!

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**kylekatarn****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-24
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http://www.mathsisfun.com/forum/viewtop … 965#p58966

*note*.Since we are discussing the same thing on two threads "0.9999 (recurring)= 1" and " INFINITE 0.9<>1 PROOF" why not to lock one thread and continue on the other?

*Last edited by kylekatarn (2007-02-10 02:01:00)*

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Good idea, please continue in other thread.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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