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Topic: My amateurview of math.
Replies: 27   Last Post: Feb 10, 2013 2:56 AM

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 Porky Pig Jr Posts: 1,540 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: My amateurview of math.
Posted: Feb 2, 2013 7:48 PM

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 11:23:14 PM UTC-5, JT wrote:
> To me it seem that the naturals are discrete in nature and that zero
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> really not a natural number or even a number. Regarding infinity we
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> can not have a view of something where we do not have a full set
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> handwaving shouting infinity really do not help.
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> For me each natural must be a continuum fractions is just a way to
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> partition a discrete natural number.
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> When we partition a single discrete entity of the naturals one realise
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> that infinity is just the limit expressed.
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> The numberline is just a figment of imagination, where we imagine
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> discrete entities lined up.
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> We can take a cut anywhere to represent 7 so the set is a much better
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> analogy to magnitudes then the numberline.
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> Well just my few thoughts around numbers.

Yes, being an amateur is tough. We feel your pain.

PPJr.

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