On Saturday, March 8, 2014 8:46:21 PM UTC-6, Chris Angelico wrote:

# As above, start here

a = b

# Multiply both sides by a

aa = ba

# Subtract bb (aka b squared, ASCII-friendly) from both sides

aa - bb = ba - bb

# Factor (both sides separately)

(a + b) (a - b) = b (a - b)

# Cancel out the multiplication by (a - b) <======= if you divide by zero, the universe will explode/

a + b = b

# Subtract b from both sides

a = 0

I found a proof once that proved that 1==2, but I can't find it... let you know.

Anyway (laughs) thanks for the grins

marcus