Date: Nov 29, 2012 12:23 PM
Author: Joe Niederberger
Subject: Re: Some important demonstrations on negative numbers

>It might be of interest to see how people such as, say, Euler, Lagrange, or other famous mathematicians introduced negative numbers.

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The history is fascinating and not at all what one would expect of anything so perfectly other-worldly and pure as some people's views of "mathematics".

Cheers,
Joe N