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Dead Even: The Number Zero

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posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 03:42 PM
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I think it is an even number.

0,2,4,6,8,10

^See the pattern as a telling indication of zero being an even number?

I'd like to know from any who disagree, how could 0 not be an even number?




posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 03:48 PM
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Originally posted by WarJohn
I think it is an even number.

0,2,4,6,8,10

^See the pattern as a telling indication of zero being an even number?

I'd like to know from any who disagree, how could 0 not be an even number?


Because it is an imaginary number.



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 03:49 PM
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zero represents no number.

is this a joke.



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 03:52 PM
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You are correct.
Zero is an even number.

Parity of zero



Zero is an even number. In other words, its parity—the quality of an integer being even or odd—is even. Zero fits the definition of "even number": it is an integer multiple of 2, namely 0 × 2. As a result, zero shares all the properties that characterize even numbers: 0 is divisible by 2, 0 is surrounded on both sides by odd numbers, 0 is the sum of an integer (0) with itself, and a set of 0 objects can be split into two equal sets.



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 03:53 PM
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I for one, have always debated this with myself and others.

I see 0 as total, perfect balance..
the pinnacle of all things.

it is nothing yet it is everything.
without it you cannot have a beginning

even on the numerical scale, you start at 0 then you have + and - numbrs..
A pyramid forms. 0 at the top.



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:00 PM
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Zero IS an even number! There is no "remainder" when divided by two.

See ya,
Milt



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:03 PM
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Oh my, it is an even number... I am so disappointed by my Math instructor in elementary school now!!!

Curse you Mrs. Applegate!!!!!




posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:17 PM
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Originally posted by WarJohn

I'd like to know from any who disagree, how could 0 not be an even number?

0 is not a number.

0 is an anti-number.

Similar to black being an absence of color, Zero is an absence of number.



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:24 PM
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but zero has substance.. it is somehting.. it is measurable. it's what you start with.

it's less than 1 but more than -1, which, when you think about it, is daft as you cannot really have less than nothing.

there is -1 degree, but surely that just denotes that the zero is in the wrong place.

it's a crazy game to play.. mind boggling at times.



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:24 PM
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0 is an anti-number.

Do you have a source for that, or are you just making that up?

See ya,
Milt



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:26 PM
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Technically, zero is an even number. However, it is not a natural number. Just like we have negative numbers. They are integers but not natural.



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posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:27 PM
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it's even, on more then one level. it's not positive or negative.



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:44 PM
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This is what I have found which is reiterated above:-

Zero is even, under three separate but related analyses.

Number Line - consecutive integers vary by 1, and each successive integer changes parity, from odd to even or even to odd.

Additive rules - even + even = even, odd + odd = even. Under this rule, zero can be even but cannot be odd.

The definition of an even number- divisible by 2 with no remainder.
The most commonly accepted definition is that the number "a" is even if there exists an integer "n" which makes the following statement true:
a = 2 x n
0 is an integer. So let n = 0 in the above equation and we get 0 = 2 x 0

So 0 satisfies the mathematical definition for being even.

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posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:56 PM
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0 - is nothing

0 - is everything

0 - is a complete circle; it has no beginning; it has no ending

0 - is infinity

0 - is eternity



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 05:16 PM
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0 - is a complete circle; it has no beginning; it has no ending

Not quite. A "0" is more of an ellipse.

Sorry... I just couldn't help myself.


See ya,
Milt



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 05:19 PM
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Originally posted by Extralien

but zero has substance.. it is somehting.. it is measurable. it's what you start with.

it's less than 1 but more than -1, which, when you think about it, is daft as you cannot really have less than nothing.

there is -1 degree, but surely that just denotes that the zero is in the wrong place.
Well, obviously, this would be dependent upon context, which is something that we do not currently have.


For example:
I borrowed 8 apples from Billy Jack. I am now in debt, and I owe Billy Jack 8 apples. That could be construed as me having -8 apples.

On the other hand, you have 0 apples. Currently, the end result is the same for both you and I: Neither of us has a dam apple.







 
 
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Originally posted by BenReclused
reply to post by BrokenCircles
 


0 is an anti-number.

Do you have a source for that, or are you just making that up?
lol. All of the above.

The source of my logic is within my own mind. Since that is my opinion, then I suppose I did just make it up, but I wouldn't actually word it like that.

Luckily for you, I cannot provide you with a link directly to the inner workings of my mind.
(It's not a good place to be anyways).



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 05:24 PM
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I got a kick, and a big laugh out of your response! Thanks! LOL

See ya buddy,
Milt



posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 09:08 PM
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0 - is infinity


Zero is not infinity.

I'm so sick of seeing this statement.

Zero is zero, infinity is infinity. They are not the same.

- infinity



posted on Aug, 29 2012 @ 06:42 AM
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Every one has a belief; an opinion; yours and mine differ; I say....so what...big deal! Various viewpoints are what make life more interesting!

About (0)you and I can agree to disagree....



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