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Old 12-03-2010   #6
Lisasmith111
 
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Originally Posted by Mr. Hui View Post
I wonder what happens when you try to simplify 0.999... ?
Mr Hui,
I guess using the above method we would have

x= 0.9999; 10x = 9.9999

so 10x - x = 9.9999 - 0.9999

then 9x = 9

so x = 1

0.9999... is as near to 1 as makes no odds

What do you think?

Lisa Smith
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