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User Profile: ASAPANS


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UserID: 666148
Name: Jonathan J. Crabtree
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Registered: 12/19/10
Occupation: Elementary Mathematics Historian
Location: Melbourne Australia
Biography: In 1968 at age 7 in Grade 2, Jonathan J. Crabtree noticed Euclid's definition of multiplication made no sense. Two added to itself three times is 8, not 6, as people have said for centuries. (HINT 2 added to itself once is 4.) - Jonathan went on to explore hundreds of original source mathematics books & manuscripts spanning 16 languages. Euclid's definition of multiplication had been incorrectly translated into English in 1570 and was NEVER corrected!
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