6 edition of **Zero is not nothing** found in the catalog.

Zero is not nothing

Mindel Sitomer

- 306 Want to read
- 40 Currently reading

Published
**1978**
by Crowell in New York
.

Written in English

- Zero (The number) -- Juvenile literature

Discusses the importance of zero in the decimal system and its many uses.

**Edition Notes**

j-96691

Statement | by Mindel and Harry Sitomer ; illustrated by Richard Cuffari. |

Genre | Juvenile literature |

Series | Young math books |

Contributions | Sitomer, Harry., Cuffari, Richard, 1925- |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 34 p. : |

Number of Pages | 34 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL23254151M |

ISBN 10 | 0690038291 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 3397140 |

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"The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero" by Robert Kaplan is a look at what is perhaps the most significant creations and advances ever made in mathematics. Imagine trying to calculate using Roman Numerals or any system that did not have columns, and its significance doesn't end there as it is critical in dealing with negative numbers /5(30). 0 (zero) is a number, and the numerical digit used to represent that number in fulfills a central role in mathematics as the additive identity of the integers, real numbers, and many other algebraic a digit, 0 is used as a placeholder in place value systems. Names for the number 0 in English include zero, nought (UK), naught (US) (/ n ɔː t /), nil, or—in contexts Cardinal: 0, zero, "oh" (/oʊ/), nought, naught, nil.

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Zero is not nothing. [Mindel Sitomer; Harry Sitomer; Richard Cuffari] -- Discusses the importance of zero in the decimal system and its many uses. Zero Is Not Nothing (Young Math Books) [Sitomer, Mindel, Sitomer, Harry, Cuffari, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Zero Is Not Nothing (Young Math Books)Author: Mindel Sitomer, Harry Sitomer, Richard Cuffari. This gorgeously illustrated book is all about the number zero. The book is narrated from zero's perspective. It is designed to help children develop an understanding of what zero means and how it relates to other numbers.

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Part One contains eight chapters, which are numbered sequentially. The next section, called Part Zero, reverses the order, counting down from seven to one.

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When Zero looked at herself in the mirror she saw a hole right in her middle. How can a number worth absolutely nothing become worth something. Zero sets out to find worth in herself. She felt empty inside. Zero is a wonderful number book that looks at not only the concept of counting, it tackles the social issue of self acceptance and diversity/5().

A symbol for what is not there, an emptiness that increases any number it's added to, an inexhaustible and indispensable paradox. As we enter the yearzero is once again making its presence felt. Nothing itself, it makes possible a myriad of calculations.

Indeed, without zero mathematics as we know it would not exist. And without mathematics our understanding of the universe would be /5(7). Charles Seife began his book, “Zero, The Biography of a Dangerous Idea” with a catastrophe.

On Septema gigantic warship which Author: Waldo Otis. It's difficult to classify Robert Kaplan's The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of could describe this book simply as a rather nice history of the number zero.

You could also describe it as nothing less than a history of the human race's philosophical struggle with the idea of nothingness.Zero vs Nothing The differences between zero and nothing are critical.

Many civilizations could not solve tricky calculations due to their ignorance towards the magical figure of zero. “Zero” is considered to be a number while “nothing” is conside.

A Zero Does Nothing But Hurt Education. Latest, The Teacher Story. The zero in the grade book brought down the passing grade to a Yes, I gave him a zero because that’s what Teachers do when kids don’t hand in assignments.

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