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Topic: Re: All mathematics (in the universe) is just increase or
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Louis Talman

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Re: All mathematics (in the universe) is just increase or decrease...
Posted: Aug 29, 2013 1:52 PM
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On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 09:03:37 -0600, Joe Niederberger
<niederberger@comcast.net> wrote:

> J Crabtree says:
>> Jonathan has two apples.
> One apple is taken away.
> Jonathan has one apple in his room.
> Jonathan's number of apples has decreased.
> No negative apples have entered the room.
> No physical matter has been added, just subtracted.
>
> OK - an anti-matter-apple enters, mass destruction ensues. What now?
>
> (Jonathan's mother sues the school district, for starters...)
>
> Cheers,
> Joe N


Ummm.-- All three apples disappear--vaporized along with a few square
miles surrounding the room?


- --Louis A. Talman
Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver

<http://rowdy.msudenver.edu/~talmanl>



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