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God I hate this stupid question, but my friends are all arguing again, sooo

  1. May 19, 2005 #1
    does .999~ = 1 or not?
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  3. May 19, 2005 #2
    Yes. What is the numerical difference between them? You'll be writing 0 for an infinite time to try to express that value. That value is 0.

    There have been other threads on this question.
  4. May 19, 2005 #3


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    Nooooooooooooo, not again!!!!!! :cry: :cry: :cry:
  5. May 19, 2005 #4


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    I'm sorry Schattenjaeger, but this topic has been talked about exhaustively. I'm closing it. Anyone interested can browse the previous instances.
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