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Earle Jones

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Re: 1+1=2
Posted: Jun 17, 1996 3:58 PM
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In article <19960606032652.aaaa00191@babyblue.cs.yale.edu>, Rogerio Brito
writes:

>a-cnadc@microsoft.com (Dann Corbit) wrote:
>>In article <4p10dh$5vg@dinkel.civ.utwente.nl>, bosd@cs.utwente.nl says...

>
>(...) A comment about Goedel's Incompleteness Theorem deleted.
>

>>>This is correct, but what does it have to do with the question whether
it can
>>>be proved that '1+1=2'? This statement can be proved in the standard set

>>>theory, and in Peano arithmetic - at least if you first give a
definition of
>>>'1', '+', '=' and '2' (which makes the proof tedious, to say the least).

>
============
IF you want to have some fun, try proving this:

A simple closed curve divides the plane into two areas, one finite in area,
the other, infinite.

earle
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