The Instigator
Proving_a_Negative
Pro (for)
Winning
18 Points
The Contender
vi_spex
Con (against)
Losing
3 Points

.999999999999 (repeating) is equal to 1

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Proving_a_Negative
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/2/2015 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Proving_a_Negative

Pro

Round 1: Acceptance
Round 2: Opening Argument
Round 3: Rebuttal and Conclusion

Just a fun fact debate. I wish my opponent best of luck trying to mathematically prove otherwise. 0.9 repeating is equal 1.
vi_spex

Con

1 is something, 0 is nothing, you cant have 0,9999 sodas in your hand
Debate Round No. 1
Proving_a_Negative

Pro

My proof is simple.

1/3=.3333333...
(3)(1/3)=1
(.33333333...)(3)=.99999999...
.99999999...=1

Therefore, .99999... is just another way to say "1."

Good luck opponent!
vi_spex

Con

0,999999..=0,999999..
1=1

1 soda in my hand, is not 0,99999... soda in hand
Debate Round No. 2
Proving_a_Negative

Pro

You have failed to show mathematical proof for said claim. I will tell you that .9 repeating is just another way of saying 1 again. If you have one soda in your hand, you do have .99999999... at the same time. It's a slightly more complicated way of saying it, but it is true. If I could see some proof for your math I could have had a better rebuttal.
vi_spex

Con

1=1

is the proof.. true is simple and lies are complicated

to say i have 0,9999 soda in my hand is simply false

a soda is 1
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by vi_spex 2 years ago
vi_spex
1+0 dosnt equal 2
Posted by Proving_a_Negative 2 years ago
Proving_a_Negative
I suppose using the squeeze theorem is another proof for said claim.
Posted by vi_spex 2 years ago
vi_spex
join my facebook

its something that is hiddden on purpose... on the one dollar bill you see a pyamid with an eye, the numer 1, and a bird that can fly, abc 123

A=all that can possibly be experienced
B=wings that can fly, bug being bat butterfly bird
C=is to be seeing with the third eye, my ability to see, or like my glasses is like a C is use to see through
E=Enegy=positive negative and balance
O=information

1=everything
0=nothing

A=future past and now=all seeing eye pyramid capstone reflection flying at the top of a pyramid

future=(is)false=supernature
now=true=nature=know=
past=truth=machine=knowledge=memory of know=
Posted by UndeniableReality 2 years ago
UndeniableReality
Well, everyone except the obvious super genius vi_spex, who is far too intelligent for the rest of us humans to comprehend.
Posted by vi_spex 2 years ago
vi_spex
no thats where they go wrong

most educated people think 1+0=1
Posted by UndeniableReality 2 years ago
UndeniableReality
There we go. YassineB with some first-year calculus. More people really need to get a basic education.
Posted by vi_spex 2 years ago
vi_spex
Things*
Posted by vi_spex 2 years ago
vi_spex
really its trying to give items a beginning
Posted by vi_spex 2 years ago
vi_spex
imaginary ideas has no end
Posted by Esiar 2 years ago
Esiar
That is like saying an infinite journey can end.
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Reasons for voting decision: con .999 repeating limit is 1
Vote Placed by 9spaceking 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: I didn't really get con's arguments.
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro has the best arguments for his case. Pro has better grammar. No sources. Conduct is the same.
Vote Placed by YassineB 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: - Pro argued for his Resolution by equating the values: 0.999... & 1 through the equality: 1 = (1/3)*3 = (0.333...)*3 = 0.999... although without justifying its validity, which Con did not contest, nor did he bring proof of the opposite, which is false anyways, & thus could not possibly be proven. & thus point for Pro in 'more convincing arguments'. - Pro uses Mathematics as source of proof, Con uses odd semantics. & since the issue here is mathematical, Pro takes another point in 'most reliable sources'.
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro is both correct and better supported their position. Con does not really provide a rebuttal or an argument of their own, although, if we read into Con's argument, we may be able to infer that their argument was, "no it isn't".
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro's prof is fine. It shows an issue with the base-10 system, and in the example does show that .9999... is 1.
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Reasons for voting decision: It's fact that they are different. 1/3 does produce .3333333...... But that doesn't recognise the remainder that always carries over, try it using long division and you'll see what I mean