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## Main Question or Discussion Point

This is just a pretty simple "riddle" that I have always liked a lot. I didn't come up with it, I actually got it off of a website a few years ago. I'm sure for some of you, it won't be new, but here goes..

x = x

x = 1 + 1 + ... + 1

x(x) = x(1 + 1 + ... + 1)

x

D(x

D(x

2x = 1 + 1 + ... + 1

2x = x

2 = 1

Uh oh! What's going on with that real number line? :yuck:

x = x

x = 1 + 1 + ... + 1

*(x times)*x(x) = x(1 + 1 + ... + 1)

x

^{2}= x + x + ... + xD(x

^{2}) = D(x + x + ... + x)D(x

^{2}) = D(x) + D(x) + ... + D(x)2x = 1 + 1 + ... + 1

*(x times)*2x = x

2 = 1

Uh oh! What's going on with that real number line? :yuck: