Math From Scratch 0003: Whole and Natural Numbers February 12, 2011 Here it is, part three of many: Defining Whole (and Natural) Numbers. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)
For the completist, you might like Landau’s “Foundations of Analysis”, which starts with set theory and derives the integers, fractions, real numbers, and complex numbers.
We’ll get to those in this series, too. I’m hoping to hit the rational numbers by the end of the year, but it might be tight. I doubt we’ll reach the reals. Definitely won’t hit the complex numbers.
Please Note that 002 is not fixed yet.