JessopSmythe
Active Member
You can use algebra to prove or disprove allsorts of theories. eg:
Given that a=b,
then a²=ab
also, a²-b²=ab-b²
and (a+b)(a-b)=b(a-b)
therefore, (a+b)=b
or (a+a)=a
or, more simply, 2a=a
which means that 2=1 :?
Given that a=b,
then a²=ab
also, a²-b²=ab-b²
and (a+b)(a-b)=b(a-b)
therefore, (a+b)=b
or (a+a)=a
or, more simply, 2a=a
which means that 2=1 :?