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**simtom****Member**- Registered: 2005-12-15
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Hey, check this out:

If A=B

let A = 3 and B = 3

B^2=AB

so A^2 - B^2 = A^2 - AB

(A+B)(A-B)=A(A-B)

A+B = A ??

...I know why this is wrong.. but I think it's pretty cool..

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Yes, I've seen that one before. Doesn't stop it from being cool, though.

Here's why it doesn't work:

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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Disturbing.

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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