# Find the fallacy

1. May 26, 2006

Does it have to do with how we arrived at $$k+1$$?

Thanks

2. May 26, 2006

### hooker27

Won't work for n=2: Let G_1 and G_2 be blonde girls and le't assume the theorem is true for n=1. If, for example G_1 is blonde, we can't take G_2 to the collection with her (that would be n=2), so we can't prove that G_2 is also blonde.

Hence the induction stops at n=1 and you'll never reach the step 3->4.

If you were guaranteed that the theorem is true for all pairs of blonde girls and I told you that my sister is blonde and has blue eyes then, yes, all blonde girls would have blue eyes.

3. May 27, 2006

### Tide

That is a non sequitur.