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# Properties of Zero

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18 Jul 2006, 11:57
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This may seem like a silly question but is zero a positive integer? I always thought so but have come accross a couple of posts implying otherwise. thanks in advance!

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18 Jul 2006, 12:07
EconGirl wrote:
This may seem like a silly question but is zero a positive integer? I always thought so but have come accross a couple of posts implying otherwise. thanks in advance!

0 is neither positive nor negative.
Its even though.

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18 Jul 2006, 12:12
thanks sgrover! I meant to ask if 0 is even not sure why I said positive. (you know you'v had enough of GMATS when...) Good thing you could read my mind

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18 Jul 2006, 12:19
another important point that I got recently is that ZERO is a Multiple of any number

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... highlight=

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18 Jul 2006, 12:56
u2lover wrote:
another important point that I got recently is that ZERO is a Multiple of any number

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... highlight=

further to the above:

from one of the post (guess by giddi) on the forum:

0! = 1
0^0 is cannot be determined.
Zero is neither positive nor negative
Zero is even
k^0 = 1
Zero is divisible by every integer (except 0), Since remainder of 0/k = 0
Zero is a multiple of every integer. 0 = k*0

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