OT: "Interesting" Math Question 2
Does 0.9 repeating = 1?
Case for FALSE 0.9 repeating doesn't equal 1 because well because it is not 1 period...It is just a little less...It is the number that is closest possible to 1...It is just a little short...Basically, its just not 1...Its just a "little off"...Its just not there yet... Case for TRUE 1. 1/3=0.3 repeating Times both sides by 3 1=0.9 repeating? 2. What is 1(0.9 repeating)? 0? If its 0, then its 0.9 repeating must be 1 also... So does 1=0.9 repeating? 
its 0.99999999 (infinite) thus less than 1.

No..Its like an asymptote on a graph...it keeps getting closer and closer but will never reach that number. .9 repeating does not equal 1.

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this seems really obvious.

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it's .0 repeating 1 
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Actually 1.000.999= .001... Not .011 like you have it going... Or 1.0000000.999999=.000001 Not .01111 So if it was 1=0.9 repeating, then what? 
Come on, anybody want to against the 2 Cases saying it is True?
Don't tell me 1/3 doesn't equal 0.3 repeating...You could divide 1 by 3 yourself, and you'll get an infinite amount of 0.3 repeatings... And if you do times that by 3, you got 0.9 repeating, while 1/3 becomes 1... And What is 10.9 repeating then? 
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0.000009, you get the picture. And then they say LAUSD students are dumb. 
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"0.000009" come from? What were you trying to answer with that... 
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Take a point that is 20 feet from a wall, you move it half the distance to the wall (10 ft), if you keep halfing your distance, you will never reach the wall. 
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1/3 = 0.3 repeating exactly...not 0.3 period... Quote:
What math are you in? 1.0000.999 is NOT 0.111 like you have things working out.... its 0.001.... Think about what I just told you there So lets ask again... What is 10.9 repeating... 
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