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What is the simplist concept in mathematics?

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Loren Booda

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What is the simplist concept in mathematics?

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[tex]\emptyset[/tex]

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That is why I would say the simplist concept is

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Loren Booda

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Logic/illogic?

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multiplying by 0

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Originally posted by brum

multiplying by 0

I would actually say that deviding by Zero involves a lot less working out!

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in my opinion this is the heart of Math language.

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that there is only 1 correct answer to a given problem.

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No! sqrt(9) is always 3. Maybe you're confused with the equation x^2=9, which indeed has solutions x=3 and x=-3.

In answer to the original question: I'd say that 1 (or the n x n Itentity matrix) would be the simplest concept available...

In answer to the original question: I'd say that 1 (or the n x n Itentity matrix) would be the simplest concept available...

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1 or 0, something or nothing..binary

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