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January 10th, 2019, 07:54 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jun 2010 Posts: 14 Thanks: 0  Mathematics ends in contradiction  an integer = a noninteger
Hi. You might find this paper interesting and controversial. It proves http://gamahucherpress.yellowgum.com...epossible.pdf 1) Mathematics/science end in contradiction  an integer = a noninteger. When mathematics/science end in contradiction, it is proven in logic that you can prove anything you want in mathematics, i.e. you can prove Fermat's last theorem and you can disprove Fermat's last theorem. The paper proves 1 is a finite number it stops A finite decimal is one that stops, like 0.157 A nonfinite decimal like 0.999... does not stop when a finite number 1 = a nonfinite number 0.999..., maths ends in contradiction. Another way 1 is an integer a whole number 0.888... is a noninteger it is not a whole number 0.999... is a noninteger not a whole number when an integer 1 = a noninteger 0.999..., maths ends in contradiction. Last edited by skipjack; January 11th, 2019 at 04:18 PM. 
January 10th, 2019, 08:22 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,561 Thanks: 2562 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra 
I reckon I'll find that the author doesn't understand real numbers, decimal notation, and more specifically limits. Edit: I was wrong. The author is just messing around with language without demonstrating any understanding of mathematics at all. Last edited by v8archie; January 10th, 2019 at 08:35 PM. 
January 10th, 2019, 08:43 PM  #3 
Math Team Joined: May 2013 From: The Astral plane Posts: 1,980 Thanks: 789 Math Focus: Wibbly wobbly timeywimey stuff. 
You know, I'm pretty amazed that someone not in the field has even heard of BransDicke theory, but the rest of it? I am struck speachless. And that doesn't happen often. @bas: Are you subscribing to this point of view? That paper proves nothing. Dan 
January 11th, 2019, 05:11 AM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2016 From: USA Posts: 535 Thanks: 306 Math Focus: Dynamical systems, analytic function theory, numerics 
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January 11th, 2019, 05:58 AM  #5 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2015 From: Earth Posts: 327 Thanks: 42 
I don't know what your point is, but Infinity is a concept of continuity, not a number or value. Last edited by skipjack; January 11th, 2019 at 04:10 PM. 
January 11th, 2019, 07:04 AM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 696 Thanks: 235  There are things like transfinite numbers you know. Surreal numbers. Hyperreal numbers. I can't stand it if people say infinity is not a number of a value. It is. Just not a real number.
Last edited by skipjack; January 11th, 2019 at 04:13 PM. 
January 11th, 2019, 08:47 AM  #7 
Senior Member Joined: May 2016 From: USA Posts: 1,252 Thanks: 519  According to a number of posters here, there is no such thing as a transfinite number. Cantor did not exist, and zylo has a proof.
Last edited by skipjack; January 11th, 2019 at 04:14 PM. 
January 11th, 2019, 03:15 PM  #8  
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2015 From: Earth Posts: 327 Thanks: 42  Quote:
$\displaystyle \infty 1=\infty \; \; $ If we leave 1 alone then $\displaystyle 1=\infty  \infty$ which is not true. So we can't take it as a number. Last edited by skipjack; January 11th, 2019 at 04:10 PM.  
January 11th, 2019, 05:53 PM  #9 
Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada  The Forest City Posts: 7,900 Thanks: 1094 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond 
Not using the standard field axioms but that doesn't mean infinity isn't a number in other systems.


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