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Lard Bazaar

Posted 27 September 2014 - 11:46 AM

View PostCat O'Falk, on 25 September 2014 - 10:58 AM, said:

Let x = y
Multiply both sides by x to give x^2 = xy
Subtract y^2 from both sides to give x^2-y^2 = xy- y^2
Factorize to give (x+y) (x-y) = y(x-y)
Divide both sides by (x-y) to give x+y = y
As x = y substitute x for y to give x+x = x
Divide both sides by x to give two = one :scratchhead:

I think your keyboard is broken.

Cat O'Falk

Posted 25 September 2014 - 11:21 AM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 25 September 2014 - 11:16 AM, said:

View PostCat O'Falk, on 25 September 2014 - 10:58 AM, said:

Let x = y
Multiply both sides by x to give x^2 = xy
Subtract y^2 from both sides to give x^2-y^2 = xy- y^2
Factorize to give (x+y) (x-y) = y(x-y)
Divide both sides by (x-y) to give x+y = y
As x = y substitute x for y to give x+x = x
Divide both sides by x to give two = one

Bibliogryphon

Posted 25 September 2014 - 11:16 AM

View PostCat O'Falk, on 25 September 2014 - 10:58 AM, said:

Let x = y
Multiply both sides by x to give x^2 = xy
Subtract y^2 from both sides to give x^2-y^2 = xy- y^2
Factorize to give (x+y) (x-y) = y(x-y)
Divide both sides by (x-y) to give x+y = y
As x = y substitute x for y to give x+x = x
Divide both sides by x to give two = one :scratchhead:

If x=y then x-y=0 and then dividing by 0 cannot be done.

Cat O'Falk

Posted 25 September 2014 - 10:58 AM

Let x = y
Multiply both sides by x to give x^2 = xy
Subtract y^2 from both sides to give x^2-y^2 = xy- y^2
Factorize to give (x+y) (x-y) = y(x-y)
Divide both sides by (x-y) to give x+y = y
As x = y substitute x for y to give x+x = x
Divide both sides by x to give two = one :scratchhead:

the_engineer

Posted 25 September 2014 - 08:34 AM

5 out of 23 . 3 of those for knowing items of clothing i'm really not posh and thank god.

The Dead Cow

Posted 24 September 2014 - 05:45 PM

I got 2, just for knowing what a sash and a cravat is.

Paul Bearer

Posted 24 September 2014 - 05:20 PM

I got 3. Am I posh or wot?

themaninblack

Posted 24 September 2014 - 02:56 PM

I got 2, guv...

time

Posted 24 September 2014 - 02:37 PM

For the record, I got 4, which ipso facto means I'm not posh, though apparently knowing what a cravat is makes me posher than not knowing what a cravat is, in much the same way as knowing what a cassock is makes me a bit more priestly than not knowing.

Toast

Posted 24 September 2014 - 02:16 PM

View Posttime, on 24 September 2014 - 12:57 PM, said: