View Poll Results: Is 0.999... exactly equal to one?

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  • No, they are not equal.

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    Default Re: Is 0.999... equal to one?

    Quote Originally Posted by Neverfly View Post
    Well, there are a few... but for the time being, I'm just a simple old mechanic.
    well it still best some of the....well MOST of the cranks we've seen if you want to learn mathematics drop a line!

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    Default Re: Is 0.999... equal to one?

    Quote Originally Posted by Neverfly View Post
    I believe very, very few people can be a professor in all threads.
    What about the greatest genius since Archimedes?

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    Default Re: Is 0.999... equal to one?

    Quote Originally Posted by haxxo View Post
    What about the greatest genius since Archimedes?
    Nominate him for the Abel Prize. I'm sure he will win.

    He will win HARD.
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    Default Re: Is 0.999... equal to one?

    Quote Originally Posted by Neverfly View Post
    Nominate him for the Abel Prize. I'm sure he will win.

    He will win HARD.
    He might win the golden ratio award

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