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• 12-10-13, 06:11 PM
What I am suggesting is that every possible co-ordinate location in 3 dimensional space has both 3 dimensional and zero dimensional attributes. The...
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• 12-10-13, 05:54 PM
except that 0.999... = 1 because the difference between them is less than any real number. The contradiction I am alluding to is that on one...
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• 12-10-13, 05:29 PM
So basically Mathematics has given up on Achilles and stated that the paradox is indeed a paradox as the only way they can resolve it is to state...
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• 12-10-13, 05:19 PM
But we are not talking about a point as defined by math. We are talking about reducing a ball so that it is the smallest it can be and yet still be...
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• 12-09-13, 12:08 AM
If the thought experiment is not possible to be done in physics then I guess there is no point discussing it...
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• 12-06-13, 07:27 PM
Can I suggest that the number one is only a balloon full of decimal places? You know .....the number one is a boundary for 0.999... imagines a...
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• 12-05-13, 05:56 PM
hee hee, well I was just thinking about the way limits are used when they say that : 0.999... = 1 because the reducing value of magnitude between...
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• 12-05-13, 05:39 PM
Perhaps you fail to see the significance... If you note any given volume of space and perform this thought experiment at any location you will...
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• 12-05-13, 05:17 PM
So you reckon that if there is no world between yours and mine they would be equal worlds? hee hee.. boy are you in trouble...! :) We are still...
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• 12-05-13, 05:14 PM
Ahh.... but the beauty of a thought experiment is that it is not limited by the rules of a system in place at the time. It merely poses a question as...
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• 12-05-13, 05:02 PM
Isn't that the same as saying x=y because there is no letter between x & y? that 0.999...=1 because there is no number between them?
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• 12-05-13, 06:37 AM
What I will claim though is that not once in three years of attempting to get serious discussion and answers to the question of energy in transit...
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• 12-03-13, 08:56 PM
I do apologize, as I did not intend my post to make a claim but merely offer something possibly worth consideration. I have edited my post...
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• 12-03-13, 07:29 AM
no ... not at all.. look again 1= 1(0.999...) 1=1 of (0.999...) 1=1 0.999... is a value not a quantity 1 is a quantity When they use...
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• 12-03-13, 06:31 AM
I tend to agree with you Layman as I have often wondered how the theorists could have arrived at such outrageous lacking in universal energy and...
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• 12-02-13, 08:52 PM
try 1/9 = 1(0.111...) 9 x 1/9 = 9 x 1(0.111...) 1= 1(0.999...) 1=1 using quantity for quantity... Mix the context from quantity to value...
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• 12-02-13, 08:47 PM
do you find chinglu's ravings to be abusive?
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• 12-02-13, 06:46 PM
Ask the questions: The value of 1 is made up of what? How do we go from zero to one?
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• 12-02-13, 06:42 PM
Maybe it's worth offering the notion that one of the primary distinction between Math/science and Philosophy is that in science we work from...
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• 12-02-13, 05:57 PM
as I stated before this is not my province of concern. it is yours. so expand zero to it's greatest area or volume before gaining value and the...
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• 12-02-13, 05:48 PM
it is not for me to provide anything! the thought experiment stands on it's own merit. take it or leave it. to believe in something with out...
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• 12-02-13, 05:02 PM
...well do the thought experiment yourself! Reduce a ball so that it is the smallest it can be with out being zero. and then ask yourself some...
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• 12-01-13, 09:32 PM
maybe a better place for all this "free" expression " would be in the sub fora "free thoughts". Freedom of speech does not mean freedom of "soap...
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• 12-01-13, 03:10 PM
Great example IMO.. But they do know that something is (was!?) happening and at the moment their best "guess" is what it is. and yes here...
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• 12-01-13, 04:15 AM
@JamesR yes. When Feynman was talking on that video and mentioned guessing he wasn't referring to a guess in a void.. He was referring to a...
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• 12-01-13, 03:10 AM
A circle dissected equally into three congruent segments all sharing the same central point. I would hazard a bet that you can't do it using...
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• 12-01-13, 01:40 AM
You are going to have to provide a link that supports your claim...because the last I heard you reckoned 1/infinity = 0. Also you have been trolling...
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• 11-30-13, 08:41 PM
Just to be sure..... Did Tach edit your post and falsely represent what you where saying arfa_brane...? If so ...not good... not good at all...
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• 11-30-13, 08:05 PM
I know I may be way out of turn but does the following image provide a possible solution. Certainly it appears that Tach is referring to it if not...
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• 11-29-13, 06:06 AM
Lookin' great mac! Ran out of lasagne pasta sheets so had to improvise! Zucchini, Potato, fresh field tomatoes, ground beef,
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