On 10/11/20 5:04 PM, Wes Turner wrote:

So you're arguing that the scalar is irrelevant? That `2*inf == inf`?

I disagree because: ```2*inf > inf```

And:

```# Given that: inf / inf = 1

# When we solve for symbol x: 2*inf*x = inf 2*x = 1 x = 1/2

# If we discard the scalar instead: 2*inf*x = inf inf*x = inf x = 1

# I think it's specious to argue that there are infinity solutions; that axioms of symbolic mathematics do not apply because infinity ```

Treating inf as any other number because it works out 'symbolically' is one of the recipes that allow you to prove that 1 == 2, thus symbolic math needs to work with certain preconditions that avoid the generation of 'numbers' like infinity into the system (or somewhat related, avoid a divide by 0) -- Richard Damon