[FOM] Concerning Ultrafinitism.
Rupert McCallum
rupertmccallum at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 2 18:49:45 EST 2006
--- Robbie Lindauer <robblin at thetip.org> wrote:
> Finally a not-very-related mathematical question:
>
>
> is this a proved theorem (false or true):
>
> Given a unique and infinite decimal expansion of two real numbers X
> and
> Y, there is a non-finite intersection of those expansions of X and Y,
>
> e.g. given a series of integers in the decimal expansion of x:
>
> ...21837283940....274829304... there is a non-finite series of
> integers
> in Y identical to it.
>
I'm not sure I understand what your question is. How about
0.3333333333333.......... and 0.444444444444........., would that be a
counterexample?
>
>
> Robbie Lindauer
>
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