(mathematics) | Peano arithmetic - A system for representing natural numbers
inductively using only two symbols, "0" (zero) and "S"
(successor).This could be expressed as a recursive data type with the following Haskell definition: data Peano = Zero | Succ Peano The number three, usually written "SSS0", would be Succ (Succ (Succ Zero)). Addition of Peano numbers can be expressed as a simple syntactic transformation: plus Zero n = n plus (Succ m) n = Succ (plus m n) |

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