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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
one is a numeral. :P
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
No... one is an integer
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i believed that from my childhood, that one is a number
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im looking for a convincing argument
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amriju Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how do u define a number?
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SheldonEinstein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I believe also that 1 is a number , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1_(number) (I prefer wikipedia to answer this) ;)
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
This is the first thing ever you learnt in mathematics: 1
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SheldonEinstein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Number is a mathematical thing which is used to count ....
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
1 is a quantity. A quantity is a number. Q.E.D
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SheldonEinstein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol May I know @UnkleRhaukus is this exactly what you are asking for?
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amriju Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then by definition...1 is a number...what made u strike the question though...?
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Axiom: number + number = another number Axiom 2: 4 is a number Axiom 3: 5 is a number Combining the axioms, 1 + 4 = 5 Q.E.D.
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
How many demonstrations do you need?
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SheldonEinstein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol \[\Huge{1}\]
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Accept it: 1 is a number because it is in the NumPad. :D
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SheldonEinstein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
^ This is the perfect use of number : Quest. "How many demonstrations u need?" Answer : "1"
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
More uses: 1 apple a day keeps 1 doctor away.
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amriju Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u deserve a medal..bt i am new to this site...dnt kno how to give 1
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SheldonEinstein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@amriju click on "best response"
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
He already has given me a medal. :P
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amriju Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
k...i've already done that..
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Well, I got to go. I'd see this stupid discussion after like 45 minutes when I return. Bwahaha!
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SheldonEinstein Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
bye.
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
say, there are a number of objects on the table , could there be zero objects on the table? could there be one object on the table?
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well It Depends Unkle Rhaukus if you talk about objects on the table :)
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
In Nature,You Can not say There Are Zero Objects But On A Table There Can Be No Objects :)
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
one is a digit when we use it in a number system one is a number when we use it to count things
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
{{empty set}}
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well ^^ You Are wrong,thats not an empty set,it has one object :)
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
{ } < Empty set
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So is it 1?
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well Its Not The Number 1 but it is 1 object :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That is (a) set theory definition of 1.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why is it worse than "1"
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well I Agree With You On That Note
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why do we need a set theory definition of 1 at all?
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well Thats Not Exactly What Is Being Asked Here :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To answer what is being asked, you have to define "number"
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
But It Is Not Necessary We Talk About It With Respect To Sets :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Define it however u like, I gave one (mathematical) definition. Do you have another definition?
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
one is an egg
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
"I" (as in individual)
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
^ dis agree ,One is One
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So your proof goes, One is One, so One is a number..?
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1 is a symbol representing a number.....(maybe)
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1 is a symbol representing repetititiveness
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1 is a first natural number.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No number is less than 1...?
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No natural number is less than 1...
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Because 0 things cannot exist in nature :D @maheshmeghwal9
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah, the physicists viewpoing...:)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
viewpoint*
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but @estudier that no number is less than 1 but 0 is a whole number.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What's a whole number?
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
said*
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
With Respect to sets W= {0,1,2,3.....}
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole_number Pick one...
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
{0,1......\(\infty\)}
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A set containing infinity as a member.....
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@estudier
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a set starting from 0 to infinity
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do u mean an infinite set?
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes !
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OK, which one?
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
which is starting from 0.
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@estudier Stop Playing and get to the point :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Natural numbers including 0
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Seems we are talking about sets after all....
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maheshmeghwal9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmm ... u r confusing me @estudier
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well Natural number does not include 0
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
They do or don't u have to say which.....
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Or u can say "positve" or "nonnegative" integers....
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We Can Say NonZero Also :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
As you like, it just has to be clear...
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So, according to set theory, 1 is not a number. It is a representation of the set containing the empty set.
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Would You Like To Provide Example :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
And we can define all the other "numbers" by (transfinite) induction
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@estudier Can You Define A Set ?
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Like point and plane...
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Something has to be primitive else you are going in a circle.....
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Well You Have To Go In A Circle Before You Come To A Certain Point :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Good place to finish:)
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