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[b]A math paradox:[b]

0x1=1

0x2=2

Therefore:

0x1=0x2

Dividing by zero gives:

0/0x1=0/0x2

Simplified:

1=2

Created 12 years ago2007-06-13 10:00:07 UTC by espen180

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 10:00:07 UTC
Post #225083

[b]A math paradox:[b]

0x1=1

0x2=2

Therefore:

0x1=0x2

Dividing by zero gives:

0/0x1=0/0x2

Simplified:

1=2

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 10:32:13 UTC
Post #225085

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 10:40:21 UTC
Post #225086

0x1 = 1???????? Ermmm.... No

0x2 = 2???????? Ermmm.... Also No

0x2 = 2???????? Ermmm.... Also No

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 11:23:17 UTC
Post #225089

lol fail

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 11:26:18 UTC
Post #225092

EPIC FAIL!!!

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 11:29:15 UTC
Post #225093

Espen, what crack are you on? Poor guy mustn't have passed second grade... (or at least that's when I learned basic multiplication)

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 11:46:42 UTC
Post #225095

... What?

0 multiplied by anything is 0.

0 multiplied by anything is 0.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:16:40 UTC
Post #225097

Several years ago I discovered that there is a relation between the number 6 and multiplication with any number. This is a great help to anybody who doesn't have a calculator, or cannot multiply at all.

If you multiply a number by 6, and seperate the digits of your answer into columns, ones and tens, the digit in the tens column will be half of the digit in the ones column.

e.g, 6 x 8 = 48

6 x 4 = 24 | 2 | 4 |

(sorry for the terrible diagrams)

So to get the answer of 6 multiplied by X, halve X and stick your answer in front of X.

It gets more complicated for odd numbers and multiple digit numbers.

For odd numbers, you will get X.5. Stick the 5 in the ones column, and then add it to your original number.

e.g.,6 x 3 = 18

For multi-digit numbers, you will get two digits in the ones column. Move the first digit to the tens column and add it to the number that you have there already.

e.g.,6 x 10 = 60

I was seven when I figured this out.

If you multiply a number by 6, and seperate the digits of your answer into columns, ones and tens, the digit in the tens column will be half of the digit in the ones column.

e.g, 6 x 8 = 48

```
|tens|ones|
| 4 | 8 |
```

6 x 6 = 36 | 3 | 6 |6 x 4 = 24 | 2 | 4 |

(sorry for the terrible diagrams)

So to get the answer of 6 multiplied by X, halve X and stick your answer in front of X.

It gets more complicated for odd numbers and multiple digit numbers.

For odd numbers, you will get X.5. Stick the 5 in the ones column, and then add it to your original number.

e.g.,6 x 3 = 18

```
|tens|ones|
|1.5 | 3 |
| 1 | 8 |
```

6 x 9 = 54 | 4.5 | 9 |
```
| 4 | 14 |
| 5 | 4 |
```

(If you get a two digit number in the ones column, move the first digit to the tens column and add it to whatever number that you've got there already)For multi-digit numbers, you will get two digits in the ones column. Move the first digit to the tens column and add it to the number that you have there already.

e.g.,6 x 10 = 60

```
|tens|ones|
| 5 | 10 |
| 6 | 0 |
```

6 x 30 = 180 |hundreds|tens|ones|
```
| 0 | 15 | 30 |
| 1 | 5 | 30 |
| 1 | 8 | 0 |
```

It's complicated, I know.I was seven when I figured this out.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:29:04 UTC
Post #225098

0x1=1Stupidest shit I ever saw. And I thought

0x2=2

And Caboose's post:

0.999 x 10 isn't 9.999, it's 9.99.

So 10c - 0.999 = 0.891. Fail, seriously, why must you ALL FAIL?

Here's maths for you.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:34:00 UTC
Post #225099

...and I thought the American educational system was bad.

3.1415926535897932384626433832795 ...

Argh! I forgot the rest.

3.1415926535897932384626433832795 ...

Argh! I forgot the rest.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:41:12 UTC
Post #225100

Ok.. you all fail at writing Math in forums.

Either way what you do next is stupid (divide by zero? go away.)

@TJB:

Please use either images, or the**[**PRE**]** Tags.

That ... really should be a single superscript dot in proper notation i think.

0x1=1I'm confused by this...I'm sure you meant "zero To the power of one". and "zero to the power of two" ???? Maybe not? 0? ???

0x2=2

Either way what you do next is stupid (divide by zero? go away.)

@TJB:

Please use either images, or the

: makes text "fixed-width", or "monospace".`text`

0.999 x 10 isn't 9.999, it's 9.99.That IS true, BUT: in the original post it's 0.999... x 10 meaning that it's .9999 recurring, ie: the .999999999999999999 continues on ad infinitum.

That ... really should be a single superscript dot in proper notation i think.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:42:30 UTC
Post #225101

Espen just leave. Never come back.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:42:33 UTC
Post #225102

Oh right, didn't think of that. In any case, this 0.999... = 1 debate is stupid.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:45:57 UTC
Post #225104

Yeah.. and also: i think someone should make "Division by zero" a bannable offence on the forums.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:47:34 UTC
Post #225105

LOL!

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:49:21 UTC
Post #225106

```
<Caboobs> 0x1 technically means 1 hex.
<Caboobs> In which case 0x1 = 1 is correct.
```

OH SHI-
Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:50:13 UTC
Post #225107

ITT epic fail poast moar

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 12:51:54 UTC
Post #225109

Yes.. if it's hex it's right. But the devide by zero bit is still wrong.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:00:30 UTC
Post #225110

I think he meant:

```
0 * 1 = 0
0 * 2 = 0
0 * 1 = 0 * 2
Divide each side by zero (!?!?!?!?)...
1 = 2
```

Which I'd say is right.
Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:05:43 UTC
Post #225111

Still, DIVIDING BY ZERO Cannot be done. Reason it out. How can you divide something into no parts? nothingness??

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:07:05 UTC
Post #225112

0x1=1Spelling error. There you have it. It was supposed to be

0x2=2

0x1=0

0x2=0

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:07:10 UTC
Post #225113

You delete it.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:08:57 UTC
Post #225115

(x * y) / x **always** equals y. It doesn't matter what x or y may be.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:31:00 UTC
Post #225118

Caboose, how'd you do that typewriter thing?

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:37:31 UTC
Post #225121

Using forum commands, silly.

Meh, you're just gonna ask "WHICH OEN SI TI??+11"; it's [pre].

Meh, you're just gonna ask "WHICH OEN SI TI??+11"; it's [pre].

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 13:59:31 UTC
Post #225122

lol. Math...

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 14:08:35 UTC
Post #225123

1 + ∞ = ∞

∞ = ∞

1 = ∞

This thread is damn funny.

∞ = ∞

1 = ∞

This thread is damn funny.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 14:14:42 UTC
Post #225124

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 14:15:11 UTC
Post #225125

That doesn't make any sense, splint.

Nothing in your equations shows 1 being infinity.

Nothing in your equations shows 1 being infinity.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 14:42:39 UTC
Post #225128

1 + ∞ = ∞What do you base this on?

∞ = ∞

1 = ∞

Formula which will in theory equal infinity:

lim y>0+ x/y = +∞

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 14:44:58 UTC
Post #225129

Arcan summarised what I've seen so far quite neatly :).

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 14:48:56 UTC
Post #225131

[quote]Caboose said:

```
0 * 1 = 0
0 * 2 = 0
0 * 1 = 0 * 2
Divide each side by zero (!?!?!?!?)...
1 = 2[/pre][/quote]
You divide by zero to eliminate the [pre]0 * x
```

So it actually goes like this:
```
0 * 1 = 0
0 * 2 = 0
Therefore:
0 * 1 = 0 * 2
Divide by zero: (to remove the "0 * x")
0 / 0 * 1 = 0 / 0 * 2
1 = 2
```

There. I finally got it right.
Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 15:08:47 UTC
Post #225132

You still can't divide by zero.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 15:27:33 UTC
Post #225136

Then please explain how you can.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 15:36:14 UTC
Post #225138

`1 * 1 = Shit `

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 15:39:35 UTC
Post #225139

OMG THAT WAS HILARIOUS

SERIOUSLY, I'M IN TEARS

SERIOUSLY, I'M IN TEARS

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 15:59:36 UTC
Post #225143

1 + ∞ = ∞uuh..?

∞ = ∞

1 = ∞

1 + ∞ = ∞

∞ = ∞

∞ - 1 = ∞

not

1 = ∞

I think I lost some serious amount of IQ while reading espen's posts

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 16:00:22 UTC
Post #225144

Then please explain how you can.Wtf did ZL just say you CAN'T do? It's mathematically impossible.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 16:54:49 UTC
Post #225148

That doesn't make any sense, splint.Are you joking? You never realized I was kidding?

Again, this thread is hilarious

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 17:00:34 UTC
Post #225149

If espen was being serious with his retarded-ness then I figured you were, too.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 17:35:00 UTC
Post #225152

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 17:39:52 UTC
Post #225153

If espen was being serious with his retarded-nessThat first one was simply a typo!

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 18:08:01 UTC
Post #225156

You're still trying to divide by zero.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 18:16:59 UTC
Post #225157

So what?! Why is it so impossible to divide by zero?!

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 18:17:24 UTC
Post #225158

lol, math.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 18:26:29 UTC
Post #225159

Zero isn't anything. Zero = nothing.

Dividing by zero is like seeing how much of nothing is in a number. It's not at all.

Dividing by zero is like seeing how much of nothing is in a number. It's not at all.

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 18:55:05 UTC
Post #225160

Oh FFS.... Espen, PLEASE, try and understand!

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

You ok so far.... not going too fast?

(0 x 1) = (0 x 2)

Ill let you have that one, as you're stating 0 = 0, which is correct

So, it 0 = 0 then you are attempting

0/0 = 0/0 ........which means*both* sides equal zero.

**0 = 0** .........OMG, COOL MATH!!!

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

You ok so far.... not going too fast?

(0 x 1) = (0 x 2)

Ill let you have that one, as you're stating 0 = 0, which is correct

So, it 0 = 0 then you are attempting

0/0 = 0/0 ........which means

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 18:58:01 UTC
Post #225161

"*I divided by zero, 3 days later I was diagnosed with AIDS and cancer. Please, don't divide by zero.*"

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 19:37:24 UTC
Post #225164

YOU CANT DIVIDE ZERO BY ZERO. try it on a calculator. it'll spit out an error.

lets do this:*There has been a break in Operation - Reason: Cannot multiply an integer by a null value.*

lets do this:

```
0 * 1 = 0
0 * 2 = 0
```

Therefore:
```
0 * 1 = 0 * 2
0 / 0 * 1 = 0 / 0 * 2
NaN * 1 = NaN * 2
```

Posted 12 years ago2007-06-13 19:58:49 UTC
Post #225166

n / 0 = infinity. Thats why.

So:

1 / 0 = infinity

2 / 0 = infinity

( 1 / 0 ) = ( 2 / 0 ) True.

Windows Calculator spits out a "Undefined Result" here's why.

Think in terms of graphing. You can have a slope of 0/1 which is a horizontal line. However, when you have a slope of 1/0 it is properly called an undefined slope. A perfectly vertical line doesn't have any slope. The line's rise is infinity and its run is still 0.

Calculators can't do infinity.

So:

1 / 0 = infinity

2 / 0 = infinity

( 1 / 0 ) = ( 2 / 0 ) True.

Windows Calculator spits out a "Undefined Result" here's why.

Think in terms of graphing. You can have a slope of 0/1 which is a horizontal line. However, when you have a slope of 1/0 it is properly called an undefined slope. A perfectly vertical line doesn't have any slope. The line's rise is infinity and its run is still 0.

Calculators can't do infinity.

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