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Topic: No Below Zero... or a name for the absence of quantity...
Replies: 36   Last Post: Oct 9, 2017 1:27 PM

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 mitchrae3323@gmail.com Posts: 146 Registered: 9/12/17
Re: No Below Zero... or a name for the absence of quantity...
Posted: Oct 3, 2017 10:51 PM

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:29:06 PM UTC-7, Dan Christensen wrote:
> On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 10:18:56 PM UTC-4, mitchr...@gmail.com wrote:
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> > > > > > > Try writing a physics textbook without negative numbers. It would be really quite useless and confusing as hell, but what would you care?
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> > > > > > No negative gravity

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> > > > > IIRC the force of gravity is negative if up is in the positive direction.

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> > > > Directions are all positive. You can slow down and you still go forward.
> > > > reverse direction and you go forward opposite in 3D.

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> > > Just try to apply it to apply it real-life situations (physics problems in this case).
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> > >

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> > > > > > time
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> > > > > The time before time 0 in an experiment is negative time.

> > > >
> > > > What is that definition?
> > > >

> > >
> > > It's your book. You get to define whatever you want.

> >
> > No. You are the book person.
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> More of a software person actually.
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> > > > > > or energy...
> > > > >
> > > > > Potential energy can be negative.

> > > >
> > > > Energy is more than a concept.
> > > > It is a universal element.
> > > > Point particles/ and light waves
> > > >

> > >
> > > You don't know what potential energy is? Oh, dear...

> >
> > It contains a subtraction operation.
> >

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> Well, get to it then, Mitchell! Get back to us when you are, say, half way through your book. I'm guessing you will give up before completing the first chapter.
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> > >
> > > Well, you will have to learn as you write your book, won't you?
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> > > > > > No negative quantities only subtraction
> > > > > > operations from equal or greater positive
> > > > > > absolute values...
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> > > > > Try it. Remember, you will have to cover the same material. Every example and exercise will have to be converted to your non-negative system. It will probably drive you crazy, especially when you realize how much work you save, and how much easier it is to gain important insights if you are able to use negative numbers in physics.
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> > > > > > > Dan
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Download my DC Proof 2.0 software at http://www.dcproof.com
> > > > > > > Visit my Math Blog at http://www.dcproof.wordpress.com

Hawking has a like concept to the No Below Zero concept...
It is his No North of the north pole.
They share a sameness.

Mitchell Raemsch