Roman Vaughan February 1, 2011 at 4:54 pm I’d like to point out that 10 * 0.9 != 9.9, it is equal to 9!!!

bgaesop February 1, 2011 at 8:19 pm It’s not .9, it’s .99999… with the 9s repeating. That’s what the bar over the 9 means.

ano February 2, 2011 at 4:19 am Dudes. you cannot split ANYTHING that you can touch EXACTLY in n pieces where n goes from 2 to oo.

ano February 2, 2011 at 4:29 am sorry. what I have said refers to the last picture where some wiseguy says that .99999999 = 1. wrong.

pku February 5, 2011 at 8:53 am the 1/3 thing really isn’t a proof, it’s a reduction to the equally debatable problem that 1/3=0.333…

Roman VaughanI’d like to point out that 10 * 0.9 != 9.9, it is equal to 9!!!

bgaesopIt’s not .9, it’s .99999… with the 9s repeating. That’s what the bar over the 9 means.

anoDudes. you cannot split ANYTHING that you can touch EXACTLY in n pieces where n goes from 2 to oo.

anosorry. what I have said refers to the last picture where some wiseguy says that .99999999 = 1. wrong.

pkuthe 1/3 thing really isn’t a proof, it’s a reduction to the equally debatable problem that 1/3=0.333…

MathYou don’t actually study factoring until grade 8.