## Does 0.9999(repeating) = 1?

Yes 705 54.95%
No 578 45.05%
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### Does 0.9999(repeating) = 1?

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Ryster

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Morgageddon
Zero is a placeholder.
0 also kinda looks like a doughnut

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Spoooky Ghost

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So I had this debate once that was I or wasn't I getting trolled

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Lord Kamina

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Originally Posted by bunies
because its not a negative

Actually it's neither. It's sort of the same concept the limit of 1/x as x->0, it depends which side of 0 you're approaching it from. From the left, 0 is considered positive, from the right, negative. At least as far as I know.

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AeternusSicarius

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Cant believe there is this level of discussion going on in this forum.. I am truly impressed, keep up the good fight griftrix

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Griftrix

Senior Animation Engineer

Ok, back to working on this feature for this champion that isn't out yet.

BYE!!!!! GL in school everyone (or work if you're done with school).

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DreJBringer

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my head hurts from all the bad math in this thread

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Real Stronk

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No, but for practical purposes yes.

Math is essentially our way of abstracting the real world.

Let's say we are looking at a distance between two objects. What is the smallest distance apart they can be without touching each other? How would you represent it?

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TauManifesto

Senior Member

9.99999999 reasons why .999=1

Best reason.

1/3=.3333...
1/3+1/3+1/3=1.
.333...+.333...+.333...=.999...
.9999....=1

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Insentience

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Griftrix
Ok, back to working on this feature for this champion that isn't out yet.

BYE!!!!! GL in school everyone (or work if you're done with school).
Thanks for adding so much to the discussion! <3

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Spookin

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It only works because normal laws of mathematics ( i.e. no two non-equal numbers may equal eachother )
don't apply to values that aren't finite. Infinity isn't a number, it's a concept.