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More than one blocks of infinitely repeating digits in a number

TL;DR: Meaning of these types of numbers: $1.2\overline{34}5\overline{67}$; There exist (rational) numbers that are non-terminating, but have a repeating form of digits (e.g., $ 1.2\overline{34} ...
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Construction of an infinite number type and other ideas

Construct an infinite number(?) that has a beginning, an infinite middle, and a end; such as 1000...0001, or 98111...1114 etc. Has this type of number been explored? Under some simple multiplications, ...
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Are there “numbers” with infinite number of digits (to the left) and are they useful?

Are there "numbers" with infinite amount of digits (to the left) and are they useful?(not talking about p-adic numbers) By useful I mean used in math (or something) and not a dead end idea. I guess I ...
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Why is $1 =1 $? why is it so why cant be $1 =$ something else? [closed]

It may sound stupid but why is $1=1$ or $n=n$ if thats the case does $1/0 = 1/0.$
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How big is the size of all infinities?

"Not only infinite - it's "so big" that there is no infinite set so large as the collection of all types of infinity..." What does exactly mean? How many infinities are there? I've heard there are ...
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Infinite palindromic numbers

Today’s Abstruse Goose comic got me thinking: Does an “infinite palindromic” number (other than the obvious $x\times1.\overline1$) make sense? In any conventional number system, the answer (as far ...