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 said
there is No North of the North pole.

Mitchell Raemsch