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**Kudos****Member**- Registered: 2013-06-29
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1/2x +1/2 (1/2x + 1/2 (1/2x +1/2 (1/2x + ... = y, then x = ?

Would really appreciate, if you'd help me out on this one guys

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi Kudos

Welcome to the forum.

x=y.

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-06-29 22:55:13)*

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**Kudos****Member**- Registered: 2013-06-29
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anonimnystefy wrote:

Hi Kudos

Welcome to the forum.

x=y.

Hello

Oh, my ! Now I got it

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Kudos

Welcome to the forum.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

You could notice

That the boxed region is just y again and say,

x = y

Or you can expand it out,

x = y

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