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#1 2013-10-19 04:55:36

atran
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Addition as Repeated Increment

Hi,

Just as multiplication is repeated addition, addition is repeated increment.
For example, [3+n = ((n++)++)++], i.e (3+n) is n incremented three times.

Where can I read about this? What keywords to use while searching?
Thanks for help.

#2 2013-10-19 08:51:58

anonimnystefy
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Re: Addition as Repeated Increment

I'm not sure I know the exact answer to yiur question, but you may want to read about Peano's axioms. It seems a bit related to your question.


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