# Mathematics

## Division by zero Communist Society Disadvantaged Masses Infinity – No

When dividing a number by zero, lets stay practical. Say, I have ten apples. I need to divide them between ten same size families (10 member each). It is usually understood, that dividing has to be in equal portions, very…

## Division by zero is Impossible – Yes

Well well, are we racking our brains over this issue? Ladies and gentlemen, please allow me to put this issue to rest! I am a professor of mathematics with lifelong studies in foundational systems of analysis. The answer to this…

## How Long is a Piece of String

How Long is a Piece of String? My English daughter in law sent me a recipe for Summer Berry Yoghurt Ice Cream. She adapted it from the internet, adding cream as a refinement. I wanted to publish it in our…

## The Standa – No

I will take this problem by two approaches, Physical and Mathemamatical. But, Before proceed, there are two assumptions require consensus.Those are possible and impossible. Possible – There is a physical answer to satisfy the equation.Impossible – There is no physical…

## Base Ten Numbers Base eight Numbers

Figuring out how to understand numbers when they have a different base can be difficult. Changing the base of a number is usually indicated by a little number off set on the right hand side. Only the base ten system…

## Understanding Pythagoras Theorem

Understanding Pythagorean principles From simple things like a thread of a screw or the construction of a ramp to more complex issues such as the calculation of distance and angle for the layout of a building; all these things rely…

## Platonist Mathematics Goedel Theorem

Note: this article has been shortened for Helium – longer version available upon request. The Sum Of All Parts: A Dialogue On Consciousness Between Platonism and Quantum Physics. Whilst being a highly respected philosopher whose work one is inevitably required…

## History and Importance of zero

Zip. Zilch. Naught. The number zero (represented by the digit 0) serves double-duty as a placeholder and a representation of the absence of value in Western mathematics. It can trace its ancestry back 2000 years, but it was popularized in…

## Maths Appreciation

What is mathematics? Responses will vary.“Numbers,” someone will say, others will reply with, “Doing things with numbers and letters and other symbols,” whilst pragmatists will contend that “Mathematics is a necessary tool for day to day living.”The philosophers among us…

## Arithmetic Division zero – Yes

How many ways can you divide six identical indivisible objects among six people?It depends. If you want to do it equally, there is exactly one way:everyone gets exactly one object. That is easy, but it isn’t thecomplete answer. What if…