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Originally posted by gimme_some_truth
With all due respect... You did nothing here...
What you are saying does not prove that 2+2=5.
All you did was find a complicated and quite odd way of saying 2+2+1=5
All you are doing is adding one extra number... That is nothing new... If you add one to any number you will of course have a new number...
Originally posted by LadySkadi
reply to post by gimme_some_truth
It all depends on where you put the parenthesis... It's just number manipulation.
Originally posted by LadySkadi
reply to post by oozyism
Assumption: (+) = 1
(2 + 2) = 5
or
2 (+) 2 = 6
still no guarantee that (5) is the only correct answer...
2 + 2 = 5? I will prove it.
Originally posted by oozyism
reply to post by LadySkadi
2+2= 5, when + also means +1 at the end. If we change the definition all number can equal to each other .
That means 5 can = 6 if = is redefined to also represent +1 to the number on the left.
WOW lets see how far this goes ..
Originally posted by pyrytyes
I am really glad I don't have kids in school, if this is the logic being taught.
Given +=1
1+1=3 and 1+1=3
then 3+3=7
and: 1+1+1+1=7
No wonder the world is in the shape it is today. And I thought Differential equations was rough...
What kind of lead have you got in your pencil, because I want some of that stuff.