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anonymous
 one year ago
Is 3/3 actually 1?
Because she I add 33.3333%+33.3333%+33.3333%. You get 99.9999%.
anonymous
 one year ago
Is 3/3 actually 1? Because she I add 33.3333%+33.3333%+33.3333%. You get 99.9999%.

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jjuden
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03/3 is 1 cause its a fraction

geerky42
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11/3 is NOT 33.3333% It is 33.3333333333333333333333333.... and so on forever

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, \[\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\] is a repeating decimal. So 33.3333% is an approximation.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ya but wouldn't the sum be 99.9999999repeating and never reach 100?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You raised a good point though since computer systems have to store repeating decimals as approximations in the form of a mantissa floating point, as per IEEE 754.

geerky42
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There is argument that \(99.9999999999999999999999...\% = 100\%\) Or at least more commonly, \(0.999999999999... = 1\)

geerky42
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well technically it IS 100%. Because otherwise THERE will be exists another value between 99.9999...% and 100%. What is this value? Not that I know of.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[x=.999999999999999999.... \\10x=9.99999999999999999999999........... \\ 10xx=9 \\ 9x=9 \\ x=1\]
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