# Off Topic #1000

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getco
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Off Topic #1000

Don't worry - nothing serious - just wanted to bring to your attention that we now have 1000 off topics and this is the 1000th off topic.

Mir
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did you know there is 197000

did you know there is 197000 CU feet of nipple tissue in the us? just something worthy of being offtopic (~_0)

jnw222
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nice

nice

getco
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"Post about other things that would be of interest to the community."

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If this doesn't interest you. . .

0.999... or 0.(9), how ever you want to represent a repeating decimal of 9, is equal to 1.

But I assume you already knew that.
If you didn't, think about it.

Mir
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its not equal!

its .000....1 short of 1.0! take a math class d00d.

zero_snaz
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Actually, it's very simple. . .

1/3 = 0.333..., 2/3 = 0.666..., 3/3 = 0.999... = 1

Mir
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WRONG3/3=1/1=13/3 doesnt

WRONG

3/3=1/1=1

3/3 doesnt equal .99999999

As i said take a math class.

Edit: oh you \$(%&*er

Some students interpret "0.999…" (or similar notation) as a large but finite string of 9s, possibly with a variable, unspecified length. If they accept an infinite string of nines, they may still expect a last 9 "at infinity".[

3/3 is still 1 not 0.(9)

0.(9) can be rounded up to 1 but because there is a infinite .99...9... that doesnt end it never reaches 1. it would be asking for a end to PI, now stop with these mathimatical paradoxes. You might end up destroying the world or the universe. leave these for the lecture halls of your Mathamatics department of your local university or college.

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.33 1/3; .66 2/3

.33 1/3; .66 2/3

Too many lonely hearts in the real world
Too many bridges you can burn
Too many tables you can't turn
Don't wanna live my life in the real world

Mir
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these are approximations.

these are approximations.

Oni-Neoxes
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O_o

ewwww
WHY!?

Mir
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because people need to know

because people need to know this fact!

roamer
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Well,

I for one think it's interesting. ;P

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Mir
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I just recently found a fact

I just recently found a fact that is interesting but disturbing and thus is too distrubing to post here. Also the fact might violate some rule of some sort (;>.>)