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Jun17-10, 01:59 PM
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Does this reasoning ever reach infinity? 0<1<2<3<4<5

Quote Quote by Hippasos View Post
So the chain


1. Never ends while reaching infinity?

2. Never ends and does not ever reach infinity?
We don't really talk about reaching infinity. Infinity is a concept, not a number; you can not perform most mathematical procedures on it. (For example you cannot claim that infinity/infinity = 1)

We talk about numbers as they approach infinity. I guess that's tantamount to your #2.