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UnkleRhaukus

  • 2 years ago

is one a number

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  1. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    No.

  2. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    one is a numeral. :P

  3. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    No... one is an integer

  4. hartnn
    • 2 years ago
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    i believed that from my childhood, that one is a number

  5. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    im looking for a convincing argument

  6. amriju
    • 2 years ago
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    how do u define a number?

  7. SheldonEinstein
    • 2 years ago
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    I believe also that 1 is a number , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1_(number) (I prefer wikipedia to answer this) ;)

  8. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    This is the first thing ever you learnt in mathematics: 1

  9. SheldonEinstein
    • 2 years ago
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    Number is a mathematical thing which is used to count ....

  10. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    1 is a quantity. A quantity is a number. Q.E.D

  11. SheldonEinstein
    • 2 years ago
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    lol May I know @UnkleRhaukus is this exactly what you are asking for?

  12. amriju
    • 2 years ago
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    then by definition...1 is a number...what made u strike the question though...?

  13. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    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.

  14. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    How many demonstrations do you need?

  15. SheldonEinstein
    • 2 years ago
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    lol \[\Huge{1}\]

  16. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Accept it: 1 is a number because it is in the NumPad. :D

  17. SheldonEinstein
    • 2 years ago
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    ^ This is the perfect use of number : Quest. "How many demonstrations u need?" Answer : "1"

  18. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    More uses: 1 apple a day keeps 1 doctor away.

  19. amriju
    • 2 years ago
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    u deserve a medal..bt i am new to this site...dnt kno how to give 1

  20. SheldonEinstein
    • 2 years ago
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    @amriju click on "best response"

  21. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    He already has given me a medal. :P

  22. amriju
    • 2 years ago
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    k...i've already done that..

  23. amriju
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    :P

  24. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Well, I got to go. I'd see this stupid discussion after like 45 minutes when I return. Bwahaha!

  25. SheldonEinstein
    • 2 years ago
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    bye.

  26. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    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?

  27. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    Well It Depends Unkle Rhaukus if you talk about objects on the table :)

  28. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    In Nature,You Can not say There Are Zero Objects But On A Table There Can Be No Objects :)

  29. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    one is a digit when we use it in a number system one is a number when we use it to count things

  30. maheshmeghwal9
    • 2 years ago
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    o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O o.O

  31. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    {{empty set}}

  32. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    Well ^^ You Are wrong,thats not an empty set,it has one object :)

  33. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    Correct

  34. hba
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    { } < Empty set

  35. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    So is it 1?

  36. hba
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    Well Its Not The Number 1 but it is 1 object :)

  37. estudier
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    That is (a) set theory definition of 1.

  38. estudier
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    Why is it worse than "1"

  39. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    Well I Agree With You On That Note

  40. estudier
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    Why do we need a set theory definition of 1 at all?

  41. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    Well Thats Not Exactly What Is Being Asked Here :)

  42. estudier
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    To answer what is being asked, you have to define "number"

  43. hba
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    But It Is Not Necessary We Talk About It With Respect To Sets :)

  44. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    Define it however u like, I gave one (mathematical) definition. Do you have another definition?

  45. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    one is an egg

  46. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    "I" (as in individual)

  47. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    ^ dis agree ,One is One

  48. estudier
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    So your proof goes, One is One, so One is a number..?

  49. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    Exactly :)

  50. estudier
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    1 is a symbol representing a number.....(maybe)

  51. hba
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    Maybe^^

  52. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    1 is a symbol representing repetititiveness

  53. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    lol

  54. maheshmeghwal9
    • 2 years ago
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    1 is a first natural number.

  55. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    No number is less than 1...?

  56. estudier
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    No natural number is less than 1...

  57. hba
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    Because 0 things cannot exist in nature :D @maheshmeghwal9

  58. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    Ah, the physicists viewpoing...:-)

  59. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    viewpoint*

  60. maheshmeghwal9
    • 2 years ago
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    but @estudier that no number is less than 1 but 0 is a whole number.

  61. estudier
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    What's a whole number?

  62. maheshmeghwal9
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    said*

  63. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    With Respect to sets W= {0,1,2,3.....}

  64. estudier
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole_number Pick one...

  65. maheshmeghwal9
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    {0,1......\(\infty\)}

  66. estudier
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    A set containing infinity as a member.....

  67. maheshmeghwal9
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    @estudier

  68. maheshmeghwal9
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    a set starting from 0 to infinity

  69. estudier
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    Do u mean an infinite set?

  70. maheshmeghwal9
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    yes !

  71. estudier
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    OK, which one?

  72. maheshmeghwal9
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    which is starting from 0.

  73. hba
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    @estudier Stop Playing and get to the point :)

  74. estudier
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    Natural numbers including 0

  75. estudier
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    Seems we are talking about sets after all....

  76. maheshmeghwal9
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    hmm ... u r confusing me @estudier

  77. hba
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    Well Natural number does not include 0

  78. estudier
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    They do or don't u have to say which.....

  79. estudier
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    Or u can say "positve" or "non-negative" integers....

  80. hba
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    We Can Say Non-Zero Also :)

  81. estudier
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    As you like, it just has to be clear...

  82. estudier
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    So, according to set theory, 1 is not a number. It is a representation of the set containing the empty set.

  83. hba
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    Would You Like To Provide Example :)

  84. estudier
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    And we can define all the other "numbers" by (transfinite) induction

  85. hba
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    @estudier Can You Define A Set ?

  86. estudier
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    Like point and plane...

  87. estudier
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    Something has to be primitive else you are going in a circle.....

  88. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    Well You Have To Go In A Circle Before You Come To A Certain Point :)

  89. estudier
    • 2 years ago
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    Good place to finish:-)

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