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I am looking to develop my mathematical mind as much as possible. The "highest" classes I have taken are Calculus I & II as well as linear algebra. I'd be looking for either a bunch of books or some sort of guide (similar to the guide "How to become a good theoretical physicist&q...
- Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:28 pm UTC
- Forum: Logic Puzzles
- Topic: A very interesting Mathematical Paradox
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Most resistance to .999... = 1 stems from intuitions that are plausible but false for the real numbers (given how mathematicians have constructed the real numbers). Alternative number systems can be constructed that allow for the possibility of infitesimal non-zero numbers, and in such numb...
Don't feed the trolls! The proof is creeping with small nonsensical statestements. However, I have discovered a truly marvelous proof-by-picture of this, which this forum does not allow me to post. (How can I post it?)