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#1 2005-09-26 00:43:52

DN
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proportion between finite and infinite

Is there a proportion between a finite and an infinite? finite and a potential infinite?

#2 2005-09-26 06:23:03

sonyafterdark
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Re: proportion between finite and infinite

Me no understand big_smile. finite over infinite? as in Limes? 0, i presume.


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#3 2005-09-26 06:35:37

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Re: proportion between finite and infinite

finite stuff: x  smile
infinite stuff: ∞  smile

proportion a=k.b

x=k.∞
x=∞ for all k

no. finite quantities are not finitely proportional to infinite ones.  tongue

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