conway
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Re: A New Conception of Numbers
Posted:
Sep 20, 2017 6:14 AM


> > With respect, the result of multiplication is called > "the product", not "the sum".
Fred
You are partially correct. A "product" is the result of multiplication, but one can refer to it as the sum.....just like the quotient is for division and the difference is for subtraction........yet subtraction and division still yield sums.
Sum.....was an appropriate choice of words

