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RE: Zero is not a Number



Actually Walt, Gerd is closer to being right.  1, 2, 3... are not "numbers"
but concepts of quantity.  Zero is no less or more a "number" than 1, 2, or
3.  I seem to remember than from Jr. High algebra.  But that was a LONG time
ago.

Kevin, WB5RUE

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> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Zero is not a Number
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> Gerd Schrick wrote:
>
> > Zero, the symbol 0 stands for "NOTHING".  A common
> MISCONCEPTION puts it in
> > the category of numbers, like 1,2 3 ...That is a NO NO!
> Once you get that
> > into your head, all else falls in place!
>
> Zero is a number and has a value of 0.  It is between -1 and +1.
>
> Walt.
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