Proof that 1 = 2

Using algebra and a little deception, Mr. John Hush proves (or does he?) that 1 = 2 to a class of amazed calculus students.

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+2 1. mwak commented 3 years ago

Yep, don't divide by zero kids :P
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+2 2. thundersnow commented 3 years ago

Good teacher, helps kids think through things! :)
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+2 3. ringmaster commented 3 years ago

I want to use the same logic to prove this teacher is a dinosaur.
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+1 4. buckleg08 commented 3 years ago

lol...The assumption was misleading...You dont have 2 variables, you only have 1. You can spot it when A squared=AxB...Since A=B then basically the former can just be read as A squared = A squared....or AA=AA...Hence the next breakdown equations are not applicable because it only has 1 variables and not 2...8-) A squared - B squared would equal to zero...
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0 5. Aviguy commented 3 years ago

he is a great teacher .....