```Date: Sep 30, 2017 5:08 PM
Author: mitchrae3323@gmail.com
Subject: Re: No Below Zero... or a name for the absence of quantity...

On Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 1:18:40 PM UTC-7, Me wrote:> On Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 9:39:41 PM UTC+2, mitchr...@gmail.com wrote:> > > You cannot take away more than is there.> > Indeed.> > > You cannot subtract more quantity is there.> > In a certain sense, yes.> > > You can only subtract an equal or less quantity> > than is there.> > In a certain sense, yes.> > You will find this properties in set theory. A set is empty or not empty, there is no "negative" set.You cannot subtract a larger quantity from a smaller.You cannot take away more quantity than you start with.> > For example:> > {1, 2, 3} \ {1, 2, 3, 4} = {}> > Not something like > > -{4} or {-4} or whatever. > > Same in the context of the natural numbers,> > For n,m e IN with n < m, "n - m" is simply not defined.When I say there is No Below Zero; it is as Stephen Hawking has saidthere is No North of the North pole.Mitchell Raemsch
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