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.9999999....=1

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

"Every year I get a few kids in my classes who argue with me on this. And there are arguers all over the web. And I just know I'm going to get contentious "but it just can't be true" whiners in my comments. But I feel obliged to step into this fray." I know this all to well... my math teacher always told the class that .9999999... (point nine repeating) = 1, but yet some people didn't believe her. This is the perfect proof that .9999999.... is in fact equal to 1.

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posted by linnerd40, Tuesday, June 20, 2006


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