Negative Zero

For discussing anything related to physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and their practical applications.

Moderator: Flannel Jesus

Negative Zero

Postby Ecmandu » Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:30 pm

Zero is used as both referring to the lack of numbers, but it is also the base placeholder.

Negative zero is every number including zero
Ecmandu
ILP Legend
 
Posts: 6998
Joined: Thu Dec 11, 2014 1:22 am

Re: Negative Zero

Postby Serendipper » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:07 am

I never heard of that, but I've seen -0 mean "to the left of zero" and +0 meaning "to the right of zero" which is the smallest infinitesimal representationally possible.
Serendipper
Thinker
 
Posts: 908
Joined: Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:30 pm

Re: Negative Zero

Postby wuliheron » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:05 pm

Nothing from nothing ain't nothing in Wonderland, ya gotta have something, if ya wanna dance!

That expresses the noncommutative nature of quantum mechanics.
wuliheron
 
Posts: 40
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:31 am

Re: Negative Zero

Postby Karpel Tunnel » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:13 pm

Ecmandu wrote:Zero is used as both referring to the lack of numbers, but it is also the base placeholder.

Negative zero is every number including zero

That would be non-zero, as in the set of non-zero numbers.
Karpel Tunnel
Thinker
 
Posts: 681
Joined: Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:26 pm


Return to Science, Technology, and Math



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users