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FromTheRafters

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Re: 0 The Empty Number; its purpose is to set bases
Posted: Sep 21, 2017 9:13 PM
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mitchrae3323@gmail.com wrote on 9/21/2017 :
> On Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:22:04 PM UTC-7, FromTheRafters wrote:
>> mitch:
>>> On Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2:08:13 PM UTC-7, Markus Klyver wrote:
>>>> Den torsdag 21 september 2017 kl. 22:52:05 UTC+2 skrev
>>>> mitchr...@gmail.com:

>>>>> Zero is the name for no quantity. Its only real use is to set bases.
>>>>>
>>>>> Mitchell Raemsch

>>>>
>>>> What do you mean by this, exactly? What do you mean by "set bases"?

>>>
>>> You cannot see that decimal requires 0 after 9.., to make 10?

>>
>> Place is important.

>
> It is only what base that makes this difference.
> You can count to nine but the next number requires a zero.
> This is first decimal place.
>
> Mitchell Raemsch


The base only really matters to the desired representation. If one
doesn't like the representation he or she can change it by changing the
base. Don't like repeating decimal expansions, change base (probably
won't help with transcendentals) or use continued fractional expansion,
or any of many other ways to manipulate or study numbers.

Numbers have an existence in the mind but sometimes these outer
representations (especially CFE) yield insight unimagined by those
stuck in 'place based' numeral system representations.


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