Friday, May 15, 2009

Convergence to one

Wikipedia says:
The notations 0.999… and 1 actually represent the same real number. This equality has long been accepted by professional mathematicians and taught in textbooks.
The equality is not just something that "has long been accepted". It is easily proved. There is no need to take any expert's opinion. Just read one of the proofs given in the article.

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