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ElectonicSpark
 2 years ago
I understand that infinity is a concept, however if one were to do: ∞+1, the answer would remain ∞.
Would the same apply to doing ∞1?
ElectonicSpark
 2 years ago
I understand that infinity is a concept, however if one were to do: ∞+1, the answer would remain ∞. Would the same apply to doing ∞1?

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amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1purple + 3 = purple right?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1infinity is not a number ... so dont use it as a number it is a direction to travel towards

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well you can't even say that \[\infty = \infty + 1 \] for reasons @amistre64 mentioned above. Technically neither of your statements are valid. What you may be saying is: \[\lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} n+1=\lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} n1=\lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} n=\infty\] At which point you may notice that the concept of infinity is really dependent on your understanding of a limit.

ElectonicSpark
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Very interesting, thanks. However, if we imagine a hotel with an infinite amount of rooms, and each room is filled with a guest, surely the hotel can accomodate an extra guest by asking each guest to move along one room? Thus still having an infinite amount of guests?

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I don't see how your analogy goes against what I said earlier.

ElectonicSpark
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Derp, very true. Many thanks. Is there a way I can reward both of you with points, or can I only shoose one?

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i have enough medals; you can choose vf :)

ElectonicSpark
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Done, thanks guys. :)
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