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Re^5: In base 1, the number after 0 is:

by tobyink (Abbot)
on May 01, 2014 at 23:46 UTC ( #1084707=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: In base 1, the number after 0 is:
in thread In base 1, the number after 0 is:

You're not alone in having the idea of zero not being a number, but merely a digit. Many great mathematicians and philosophers have shared this idea.

However, they've mostly been dead for centuries. Since the 17th century, the idea that zero is a number has been fairly uncontroversial in mathematical circles.

If you want something that is not a number but kinda like a number, I can offer you ∞. And really, you can't ask for more than that, can you?

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Re^6: In base 1, the number after 0 is:
by chacham (Priest) on May 02, 2014 at 01:02 UTC

    That is a well-written, amusing reply. Thank you. :)

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