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Comment on What is mathematics? by guest1
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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 21:39:54 +0000http://math-essays.com/?p=38#comment-8Indeed, I tend to have a similar attitude.

Some people consider zero as a natural number and others do not. Where I went to school, zero was a natural number. But I don’t give a damn ðŸ™‚

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Comment on What is mathematics? by Joseph Bertini
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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:36:35 +0000http://math-essays.com/?p=38#comment-7You caused me to recall Bertrand Russell’s definition of mathematics: Mathematics is the subject in which we don’t know what we are talking about and whether what we say is true or false, and furthermore we don’t give a damn.

BTW, Zero is not a NATURAL number, but it is a WHOLE number.