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OfflineJackal
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1 = 2 Identify The Flaw
    #1257519 - 01/29/03 06:23 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

X=Y<>0
X * X = Y * X
X^2 - Y^2 = Y*X - Y^2
(X+Y)(X-Y) = Y(X-Y)
X+Y = Y
but X=Y. thus
Y+Y = Y
2Y = Y
2 = 1

Appears simple enough, but obviousley 2 doesn't equal 1, so find the flaw!


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1257552 - 01/29/03 06:51 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

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so find the flaw! 




Easy, at the bottom of the walls  :grin:

 


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: DreaMaTrix]
    #1257560 - 01/29/03 06:55 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

smartarse :wink:


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1257581 - 01/29/03 07:05 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

:tongue:

I usually find the flaw if I go drinking  :wink:



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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1257993 - 01/29/03 09:34 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I'm dissapointed no-ones got it yet, I'll give you a clue - theres an impossible operation involved. I'm going to bed soon, I'll expect it solved in the morning! :wink:


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1258216 - 01/29/03 10:47 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Y+Y=2Y not Y+Y=Y , i think  :confused: 


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1258269 - 01/29/03 11:02 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

X^2 - Y^2 = 0


(X+Y)(X-Y) = 0

2(0) = 0


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1259561 - 01/29/03 05:50 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Y+Y = Y


this is the flaw

there is no possible way for Y + Y to be = to Y. the only possibly way is if the first two Y's were like...Y sub 1. and the one on the right side of the equal sign would have to be Ysub2. but since this isnt dealing with coordinates, its not like that.

there is your flaw.

Y + Y = 2Y


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1259663 - 01/29/03 06:14 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

This step:

(X+Y)(X-Y) = Y(X-Y)
to:
X+Y = Y

Is where the error is. X = Y, so X-Y=0 and you can't divide out a zero  :smirk: 


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: trendal]
    #1260027 - 01/29/03 09:44 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Excellent, 5 house points to Trendal, the rest of you have to stay in breaktime. :wink:


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Re: 1 = 2 Identify The Flaw [Re: Jackal]
    #1260076 - 01/29/03 10:36 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

5 shrooms to you for posting this mind-bender :smile:


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