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**Knewlogik****Member**- Registered: 2020-05-11
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1 + 1= 2 1 - 1=0 1 * 1 is 1 and 1 divided by 1 is 1 take all four answers and add them together and you get four. Four is the first square, two times two equals four...... Now two plus two is four 2 - 2 is zero though 2 * 2 is 4 2 / 2 x 1... When adding a squared number 3 * 3you could do this for any number and it'll give you the square up the following number

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Knewlogik

How interesting! But can you prove it always works?

Bob

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**Mathegocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Knewlogik wrote:

1 + 1= 2 1 - 1=0 1 * 1 is 1 and 1 divided by 1 is 1 take all four answers and add them together and you get four. Four is the first square, two times two equals four...... Now two plus two is four 2 - 2 is zero though 2 * 2 is 4 2 / 2 x 1... When adding a squared number 3 * 3you could do this for any number and it'll give you the square up the following number

Can you state this in clearer terms? It is... a little hard to comprehend.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi Bob;

But can you prove it always works?

I found a proof for 0<x<0, but it doesn't quite satisfy 'always'.

*Last edited by phrontister (2020-08-23 15:03:30)*

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Phro,

As you've used less than signs rather than less than or equal, your set of values is very small indeed.

Mathegocart

If I show you my proof you'll understand this, I think.

Bob

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi Bob;

phrontister wrote:

0<x<0

Looks like I messed up there.

I meant that x is non-zero, either positive or negative.

*Last edited by phrontister (2020-08-24 15:17:10)*

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