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Comment Re:0.999... is not equal to 1 (Score 1) 1260

Let's try it this way.

1/9 = 0.111... as you have said. This can be easily demonstrated with long division.

2/9 = 0.222... Again, easily demonstrated with long division.

And we continue...

3/9 = 0.333...
4/9 = 0.444...
5/9 = 0.555...
6/9 = 0.666...
7/9 = 0.777...
8/9 = 0.888...

And now...

9/9 = 0.999...

Numbers are values, not processes. The operations we as humans or computers perform to approximate or determine the values are processes, but the numbers themselves are not.

365 Days of drinking Lo-Cal beer. = 1 Lite-year

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