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24 July, 2011 in Science | 7 Comments

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  1. hergi

    4:10 pm

    this is so silly, 1 in fact equals 0.9999…
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/0.999...

  2. Math

    2:07 pm

    Er…

    10 * 0.999 = 9.99, not 9.999

    U JELLY?

    • ERRR!! Try again.

      1:07 am

      It’s 0.999….. (as in to the infinite decimal digit) not 0.999
      LOL

  3. Asereje

    5:17 am

    0.999 * 10 = 9.99

    9.99 – 0,999 = 8.991

    8.991 / 9 = 0.99

    Problem?

  4. bla

    12:43 pm

    1 in fact equals 0,9999…, but you can do it analogical with other periodic numbers, for example 0,3333:
    x=0,3333…
    10x=3,3333…
    9x=3
    x=3

    correct me if i’m wrong

    • Anon

      5:15 pm

      9x = 3
      x = 3/9 = 1/3 = 0.3333

      corrected.

  5. matt

    12:13 am

    Fairly known that .999… = 1. learned that in like 8th grade, lol.