Is Infinity a number?
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Re: Is Infinity a number?
Woohoo, we got soon clever people here, but let's face it we are all thick idiots as we drive unreliable, electrically screwed vehicles.

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Infinity is the number of electrical faults that a PSA car can have
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No, we're not, everybody is just a product of my deranged imagination. I can prove it.Rp0thejester wrote: ↑06 Aug 2022, 19:53Woohoo, we got soon clever people here, but let's face it we are all thick idiots as we drive unreliable, electrically screwed vehicles.

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In Sir Terry Pratchetts' book "Going Postal" a historic character (Bergholt Stuttley Johnson, abbreviated to B.S Johnson, then expanded to Bloody Stupid Johnson) somehow managed to make the New Pie, where Pi was exactly 3 (and not 3 and a bit) for tidiness. It worked (not as planned, but in a way that could be useful), but it caused other problems.
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Did you know that there are an infinite number of infinities?
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Ah, that falls under "glutton for punishment" different measurement than intelligence!Rp0thejester wrote: ↑06 Aug 2022, 19:53Woohoo, we got soon clever people here, but let's face it we are all thick idiots as we drive unreliable, electrically screwed vehicles.

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And that some infinities are larger than other infinities...

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Picture the scene  sitting in the hall, confidence in what you're doing because you're good at this sort of thing, then the invigilator says: "Turn over your exam papers, you've got one hour" Question 1 : 'Prove that some infinities are larger than other infinities, please show your working out'.

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Oh I know what to dobobins wrote: ↑06 Aug 2022, 20:49Picture the scene  sitting in the hall, confidence in what you're doing because you're good at this sort of thing, then the invigilator says: "Turn over your exam papers, you've got one hour" Question 1 : 'Prove that some infinities are larger than other infinities, please show your working out'.
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S'easy.
Count all even numbers up to infinity.
Count all the odd numbers up to infinity.
Now add the two together and you've not got twice times infinity, that's impossible, you have an infinity that's larger than its constituent parts.
Count all even numbers up to infinity.
Count all the odd numbers up to infinity.
Now add the two together and you've not got twice times infinity, that's impossible, you have an infinity that's larger than its constituent parts.

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I'd bail out and take the chef's exam, because it outranks you  smeg for brainsMattBLancs wrote: ↑06 Aug 2022, 20:53Oh I know what to dobobins wrote: ↑06 Aug 2022, 20:49Picture the scene  sitting in the hall, confidence in what you're doing because you're good at this sort of thing, then the invigilator says: "Turn over your exam papers, you've got one hour" Question 1 : 'Prove that some infinities are larger than other infinities, please show your working out'.
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Re: Is Infinity a number?
I can show that there's an infinite number between 0 and 1.
Start at 0 and move half the distance to 1, you'll end up at 1/2. Now halve the distance you move again and you'll go to 3/4. If you keep on halving the distance you move each time you'll take an infinite number of moves to get to 1.
Start at 0 and move half the distance to 1, you'll end up at 1/2. Now halve the distance you move again and you'll go to 3/4. If you keep on halving the distance you move each time you'll take an infinite number of moves to get to 1.

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Just be careful of the hard stuff!Rp0thejester wrote: ↑06 Aug 2022, 19:32I even put tobasco sauce on my chips to stop the kids nicking them when they were younger, they are teens now and still ask if my foods spicy!! I need Dr Strange in my house, bring on the beer!

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If Stan Lee can take it, I'll give it ago