Mathematics proves a finite number = a nonfinite numberthus mathematics ends in contradiction
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Started:  3/22/2014  Category:  Science  
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0.9999... = 1 and that means mathematics ends in contradiction as a finite number= a nonfinite number a contradiction in terms a self contradiction http://www.scribd.com... proof x=.9999... a nonfinite number 10x=9.99... 10x (x)= 9.99...  (.999...) 9x=9 x=1 a finite number thus x=1 and x=.999... simply 0.9999.... is a nonfinite number/ 1 is a finite number thus we have a finite number = nonfinite number thus a contradiction in terms thus mathematics ends in contradiction I accept your proof and it is widely accepted as fact, but it isn't a contradiction. If we take the definition as, "A combination of statements, ideas, or features which are opposed to one another." The only way in which it can be is if there is a rule which states that a finite number cannot be a nonfinite number, or there is something extrinsically wrong with this, in which case you have the burden of proof, and have not met. 0.9999... is 1, and it is mathematic fact in which you have demonstrated using a method accepted as fact. Unless of course you can prove that a finite number cannot be an infinite number, you have failed your burden of proof. I cannot put forward any points because full BOP is on you to fill the gap on why it is contradictory. Sources: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com...; 

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