Is 2 = 1?

Are you tired of solving all these simple maths “problems” that are flooding the Internet? Here is a bit more challenging problem.

However, fear not my friend! No University or advanced Maths skills are required. Just primary (elementary) Maths needed. Have fun!

Step 1

Let’s begin with something really simple to warm up:

a = 1 and b = 1

--

--

--

Software Architect — AWS/Node.JS/JavaScript Contractor and Tutor. I write about programming, computer science, algorithms and more!

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

String Theory:

How Hard is High School Math in China?

Playing with Geometry — IMO 2021 Problem 4

Diagram of Problem 4 from the 2021 IMO (question described below). Segments AD, DT, TX, XA are shown in blue and segments CD, DY, YZ, ZC are shown in pink.

What do Gaussians, Poisson and Binomial Probability Mass Function have in common?

Kruskal’s Algorithm

How to Use Method of Moments Like a Pro

What is Modular Arithmetic?

Gray concrete stairs inside building with multiplication tables of 7 on each stair.

What does it mean to say that “a set is determined by its extension”?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Arek Jaworski

Arek Jaworski

Software Architect — AWS/Node.JS/JavaScript Contractor and Tutor. I write about programming, computer science, algorithms and more!

More from Medium

5 Research-Backed Studying Techniques

Linux Commands For Beginners

What is rising factorial in Math.

University Mistakes: Failing to Take Advantage of Resources