
Re: My amateurview of math.
Posted:
Feb 2, 2013 7:48 PM


On Thursday, January 31, 2013 11:23:14 PM UTC5, JT wrote: > To me it seem that the naturals are discrete in nature and that zero > > really not a natural number or even a number. Regarding infinity we > > can not have a view of something where we do not have a full set > > handwaving shouting infinity really do not help. > > > > For me each natural must be a continuum fractions is just a way to > > partition a discrete natural number. > > When we partition a single discrete entity of the naturals one realise > > that infinity is just the limit expressed. > > The numberline is just a figment of imagination, where we imagine > > discrete entities lined up. > > > > We can take a cut anywhere to represent 7 so the set is a much better > > analogy to magnitudes then the numberline. > > > > Well just my few thoughts around numbers.
Yes, being an amateur is tough. We feel your pain.
PPJr.

