On Friday, 28 February 2014 01:53:27 UTC+2, Wizard-Of-Oz wrote:
> > 1. The difference (or subtraction) of two numbers is that number which > > describes how much the larger exceeds the smaller.
> So 2 - 3 = 1
Beep!! 2 < 3. Moron! Beep! Beep!
> > 3. The sum (or addition) of two numbers is that number whose difference > > with either of the two numbers is either of the two numbers. > Two numbers .. 2 and 3 > I need only cosider either one or the other of those (the axiom does not > Lets choose 3 > 6 - 3 = 3 > That result is one of the numbers > So 3 + 2 = 6
Beep! The difference of 6 and 2 is 4 which is not one of the numbers. Beep! Moron!!!
> > 4. The quotient (or division) of two numbers is that number that measures > > either number in terms of the other. > So 2 / 6 = 3
Huh???? You sure of that? "That number" is 1/3. Moron!! Beep! Beep!
> > 5. If a unit is divided by a number into parts, then each of these parts > > of a unit, is called the reciprocal of that number.
> Lets divide the unit, 1, into 3 parts: 1/8 3/8 1/2