# .999_=1, so does 1=2?

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This is how .999_ = 1

x = .999_

10x = 9.999_

10x - x = (9.999_ - .999_)

9x = 9

x = 1

.999_ = 1

To further prove this, look at 3/3. .333_ = 1/3, and 3/3 = 1. Therefore, .999 = 1.

Now, it can be argued that 1=2.

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

So than this must be true:

0 x 1 = 0 x 2

Similarly:

0/0 x 1 = 0/0 x 2

Simplified,

1 = 2

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Shut the {censored} up.

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WTF is this relevant to?

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You can't divide by 0

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dude, next time you go amp shopping, hand the seller a 1\$ and show him with mathematical induction that if 1\$=2\$, then 2\$=3\$ etc, so that your 1\$ bill = whatever amount he's asking. ##### Share on other sites

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 This is how .999_ = 1 x = .999_ 10x = 9.999_ 10x - x = (9.999_ - .999_) 9x = 9 x = 1 .999_ = 1 To further prove this, look at 3/3. .333_ = 1/3, and 3/3 = 1. Therefore, .999 = 1. Now, it can be argued that 1=2. 0 x 1 = 0 0 x 2 = 0 So than this must be true: 0 x 1 = 0 x 2 Similarly: 0/0 x 1 = 0/0 x 2 Simplified, 1 = 2

Multiplying by zero is a no no in logic, and the first one is a mistake of significant decimals.

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 You can't divide by 0

0/0 = 0

Let me break this down for you.

If you distribute 0 objects to 0 people, than you are distributing 0 objects, so no objects are being distributed ('objects', representing the numerator)

Therefore, 0/0 = 0

The same cannot be said when you divide a number >1 or

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Not the brightest crayon in the box are ya?

x = .999

10x = 9.99 (get a calculator if you don't believe me)

10x - x = 9.99 - .999

9x = 8.991

x = .999

Right back where we started, not 1.

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

and

0 x 2349048579875948545 = 0 also

So 1 = 2 = 2349048579875948545?

More like 0 = 0.

LoL ohhh kids these days...

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 Not the brightest crayon in the box are ya? x = .999 10x = 9.99 (get a calculator if you don't believe me) 10x - x = 9.99 - .999 9x = 8.991 x = .999 Right back where we started, not 1. 0 x 1 = 0 0 x 2 = 0 and 0 x 2349048579875948545 = 0 also So 1 = 2 = 2349048579875948545? LoL ohhh kids these days...

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 0/0 = 0 Let me break this down for you. If you distribute 0 objects to 0 people, than you are distributing 0 objects, so no objects are being distributed ('objects', representing the numerator) Therefore, 0/0 = 0 The same cannot be said when you divide a number >1 or

Well you just disproved your own little formula, 0/0 simplified would be 0 not one, thus the equation would end up 0=0 which is true ##### Share on other sites

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 You can't divide by 0

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 Multiplying by zero is a no no in logic

Quoted for fail.

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 Not the brightest crayon in the box are ya? x = .999 10x = 9.99 (get a calculator if you don't believe me) 10x - x = 9.99 - .999 9x = 8.991 x = .999 Right back where we started, not 1.

Not .999, .999_ as in .9 repeating i.e. .999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 etc to infinity

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My anus is bleeding.

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I believe the OP's premise was x = 0.999...(infinite amount of decimals), not x = 0.999, just to get the numbers right.

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 Quoted for fail.

No, it's right.

Multiplying by the empty set, an then comparing it to something is not legal in any of the fundamental logics.

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You just changed my entire life.

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 Shut the {censored} up. this.

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 Well you just disproved your own little formula, 0/0 simplified would be 0 not one, thus the equation would end up 0=0 which is true Then again, it can be said that 0/0 = 1, because anything divided by itself is one.

Aside from the point; I have found myself in a mathematical quandry, a hole which I am having a hard time digging myself out of.

Before I make myself look like anymore of a dumb ass, I just want to let you guys know that if you are not an open minded person to alternative ways of thinking, than you are free to ignore all that I say. I am simply making observations.

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'nother classic version of the "2=1" with division by zero

a = 2

a^2 = 2a

a^2 - 4 = 2a-4

(a-2)(a+2) = 2(a-2)

(divide both side with (a-2) )

a+2 = 2

2+2 = 2

4=2

2=1

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 I believe the OP's premise was x = 0.999...(infinite amount of decimals), not x = 0.999, just to get the numbers right.

That makes no difference. His math is still incorrect, regardless of decimal places.

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