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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. > > Your proof is pretty sad. > > 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!



