If 1/3 amounts to 33.33%, then 3/3 is 99.99% and not an entire whole?

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How can 3/3 be 100%?
If 1/3 amounts to 33%, then 3/3 would be 99.99% and not a 100% whole.

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Summary: How can 3/3 be 100%?

If 1/3 amounts to 33%, then 3/3 would be 99.99% and not a 100% whole.

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You are wrong. 1/3 is NOT 33% it is 33.33333333333333333333333...% and there is no end to the stream of threes.
 
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Summary: How can 3/3 be 100%?

If 1/3 amounts to 33%, then 3/3 would be 99.99% and not a 100% whole.

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Yes, you are wrong, as has already been shown. Since the question has been asked and answered, I am closing this thread.
 

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