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Is 0.9999 equal to 1?

  1. Sep 19, 2012 #1
    Is 0.9999.... equal to 1?

    I think it is, but there are several sources arguing that statement.

    Could you verify this?
     
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  3. Sep 19, 2012 #2

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    Re: Is 0.9999.... equal to 1?

    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=507002 [Broken]


    and


    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=507001 [Broken]
     
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  4. Sep 19, 2012 #3
    Re: Is 0.9999.... equal to 1?

    Oh thank you, I hadn't realized that other people had posted this.
     
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