# One-Signed numbers (P1)

One-signed numbers are not magnitudes.
One-signed numbers are distinguished from magnitudes because they come with operators defined.
Summation goes like:
- 1 - 2 = - 3 .
Products go like:
( - 2 ) ( - 3 ) = - 6 .
Applying the additive identity to one-signed numbers yields:
- x = 0.
Accepting all one-signed numbers as self-cancelling to yield zero is perhaps a paradox.
A choice to reject the identity altogether for one-signed values might be made.
However the general solution that is consistent with the family of polysigned numbers requires - x = 0.
The one-signed operations are not defeated by the cancellation law.
If the cancellation law is treated as an operator then these one-signed numbers are
free to rack up very large values to no detriment.
There is no necessity to perform the cancellation operation.
The cancellation is inherent when rendering the polysigned numbers graphically.
This is augmented with a dimensional paradox as well.
Accepting that the one-signed cancellation
- x = 0
holds then one-signed numbers are zero-dimensional.
One-signed numbers define a zero-dimensional space.

## Time Correspondence

Whereas with two signed numbers :
- x + x = 0 .
In one signed numbers we have only - x . There is no + x .
The concept of superposition will only yield larger and larger numbers.
This nicely matches the behavior of what we call time.
But time also contains paradoxical properties like the one-signed numbers.
The identity - x = 0 is analogous to the concept of the present.
Somehow a new definition of Now is always available.
But it is always the same thing.
There is a fundamental definition of Now built into the one-signed numbers.
If the time correspondence is accepted then one must accept that time is zero-dimensional.
This interpretation of time actually allows time to be placed symmetrically with the other dimensions of spacetime
because it cannot be measured graphically as the other dimensions can be.

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