
Re: all of math is just addition and multiplication
Posted:
Jun 17, 2013 6:04 PM


> I guess you don't think multiplication is repeated addition or you would not need to 'and' them.
Multiplication most assuredly is repeated addition. But once it was "born" it became its "own man"; math's second (and final) "tool". It would be a long haul from kindergarten to partial differential equations, and beyond, with just the singledigit addition table.
Donald Sauter http://www.donaldsauter.com/allofmath.htm

