Go up to A Ladder Will Fall Infinitely Fast when Pulled

Go forward to This is Not the Fallacy

Switch to graphical version (better pictures & formulas)

Go to University of Toronto Mathematics Network Home Page

This is a perfectly legitimate thing to do, since x does not yet have a meaning assigned to it.

Why don't you go back to the list of steps in the proof and see if you can identify which one is wrong, now that you know it isn't this one?

This page last updated: May 26, 1998

Original Web Site Creator / Mathematical Content Developer: Philip Spencer

Current Network Coordinator and Contact Person: Joel Chan - mathnet@math.toronto.edu

Navigation Panel: Up | Forward | Graphical Version | U of T Math Network Home