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What is is difference between "0" and "o"?

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abhii | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Honors

Posted May 19, 2013 at 1:31 PM via web

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What is is difference between "0" and "o"?

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psyproffie | College Teacher | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted May 20, 2013 at 6:12 PM (Answer #1)

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When you are looking at grammar there are differences between letters and numbers. "0" is a numerical value that is used in math, statistics and computer programing that indicates a null value or no  numerical value.  An example of this is 2 X 0 = 0. When you multiply the number 2 by 0 you are left with the value of 0.

When you are looking at "o" you are looking at a letter within the English alphabet. The letter "o" does not have any meaning by itself. The letter "o" can be used as a variable within math problems but does not hold numerical value itself. 

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