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Topic: 1=2
Replies: 3   Last Post: Nov 3, 1998 8:43 AM

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 Leon Granowitz Posts: 16 Registered: 12/8/04
Re: 1=2
Posted: Nov 3, 1998 1:37 AM

Jim Hunter wrote:
>
> Duram wrote:
>

> > Do you really want to prove that?
> >
> > 1- draw a point
> > 2- draw a 1 inch line
> > 3- below that draw a 2 inches line
> > 4- now draw lines between the point and the 2 inches line
> > 5- these lines will cross the 1 inch line
> >
> > Now to prove 1=2 just check that for any number of points in the
> > 2 inches line there will be one point in the 1 inch line so both
> > lines has the same number of points or 1=2.

>
>
> A truer proof is to write a "1" on a sheet of paper and then
> have two quick shots of 150 proof Rum. Look back at
> the paper and you'll see "11".

It's true that an interval of length = 1 has the same measure as an
interval of length (or any other length for that matter). But this is
not equivalent to saying that 1 = 2!

Date Subject Author
11/2/98 Jim Hunter
11/3/98 Leon Granowitz
11/3/98 Dave Seaman