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 Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...The Space and Astronomy Agora Limits Of Mathematics Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response ToPosted by Alan on November 17, 2001 06:26:50 UTC

Hi,

Maybe you would be interested in "Superstrings And The Theory Of Everything" by F. David Peat.

Thanks for response; I think math is too inaccurate. In reality; you don't get 3 plus 3; you get 'this' 3 + 'that' 3.

If the two 3s were exactly the same in every way; you would have only one 3!

Obviously -1 x +1 gives 1 in math.
The vector explanation of sq.rt -1 involves multiplying a vector by 'itself' to get a vector along negative axis. But you really have to express the numbers as ordered pairs; and its really two things interacting, so are different.
MUST be different or wouldn't be two to interract!
No such thing as one thing times itself.

And one difference could just as well be called a + and a -. So no wonder when multiplied you can get sq. rt. -1.

You don't get numbers in reality; you get numbers of things. Number and thing gives complex number!