
Re: NonEuclidean Arithmetic
Posted:
Sep 15, 2012 1:37 PM


Paul Tanner III Says: >>Repeated addition is merely a derivable property of the two operations of such a field like the real numbers, derived in such a field from just some of the algebraic properties
Joe N said: >Says you. I say it refers to a family of related procedures for computing addition and as such is a proud and rather ancient member of the incredibly important part of mathematics known today as computational mathematics.
In addition, it can also refer to various *definitions* of addition; to take an example, as in Peano Arithmetic.
Joe N
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