The following is a "proof" that one equals two.
Consider two non-zero numbers x and y such thatx = y.
Then x2 = xy.
Subtract the same thing (Y2) from both sides:
x2 - y2 = xy - y2.
(x-y) (x-y) = y (x-y)
Dividing by (x-y) both sides, obtain
x-y = y
x = 2y
when x = y the equation can be
x = 2x
1 = 2.
Dear Editor Sir,Here is an attempt to prove 1 = 2 . Mathematically it is incorrect; but the lesson is that one can hoodwink others to believe a nonFact to be a Fact. We should not be subjected to believe a non Reality into a Reality.