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Euler’s Elements of Algebra Gaps in Logic Paragraph 19 is where Euler defines the natural numbers as adding one starting from zero. 19.   In the same manner, therefore, as positive numbers are incontestably greater than nothing, negative numbers are less than nothing. Now, we obtain positive … Continue reading

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