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Topic: My amateurview of math.
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mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

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Re: My amateurview of math.
Posted: Feb 1, 2013 4:40 AM
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On 1 Feb., 09:59, "christian.bau" <christian....@cbau.wanadoo.co.uk>
wrote:
> On Feb 1, 8:51 am, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
>

> > > > Well just my few thoughts around numbers.
>
> Go to your bathroom.
> Count how many elephants there are.
> How many? The answer is zero.
>
> If you watch an elephant leaving your bathroom, how many elephants are
> in the bathroom then?
> There were none, then one left, so now there are minus one elephants
> in your bathroom.


So -1 must ve a natural number too?

Regards, WM



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