A friend asked, and I had no answer - what am I missing here? .ai file
Because 0.9x0.9x0.9x0.9x0.9x0.9x0.9x0.9x0.9x0.9 ~ 0.349 > 0.
What's 10% plus 90% of 10%?
.1 + (.9*.1)=
.1 + .09=
What's 10% plus 90% of 19%?
.1 + (.9*.19)=
.1 + .171=
...and so on.
So if you want it black you can set it to multply and use opaque shades instead of black.
To elaborate on the answer in the first post, you may create an object with an opacity of 100 - 34.9 = 65.1% for comparison.
Similarly, with two overlapping 50% opacity objects, you may create an object with 75% opacity (0.5x0.5 = 0.25).
Thanks everyone - that clears things up! Will send this thread to my friend
For my part you are welcome, Felix.
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