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    2=1

    x=1
    y=1

    x=y
    multipy both side by x
    x^2=xy
    substract y^2 from both sides
    x^2-y^2=xy-y^2
    factor both sides
    (x+y)(x-y)=y(x-y)
    divide both sides by (x-y)
    (x+y)=y
    (1+1)=1
    2=1
    ????

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    Since you are dividing by x-y, which is 0, your maths is utterly flawed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BATcher View Post
    Since you are dividing by x-y, which is 0, your maths is utterly flawed.

    Where's the ROFLMAO smiley when you need it.....

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    That's right, infinity = infinity.

    Once had a math teacher going until I pointed out the flaw.

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    Last edited by Maudibe; 2014-01-24 at 22:47.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
    Where's the ROFLMAO smiley when you need it.....
    Does this help...


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    Here's another: laughing-smiley-014.gif
    BATcher

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