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Name: jason lawton
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Date: Around 1995


Question:
Someone in my algebra 2 class thinks that 2 = 0. I was wondering if that would be true in any of the number systems.


Replies:
Sure, a binary number system modulo 2.

jlu


I do not think jlu means "binary" in his answer. One writes "2 = 0 (mod 2)" where an equal sign with three lines is used instead of the regular equal sign that I have typed. Is modular arithmetic taught to algebra 2 students?

When I first saw this question, I thought it might be a reference to something similar to the "2 = 1" pseudoproof.

rcwinther



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