Is the Equal Sign Overrated? Mathematicians Hash It Out

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Is the Equal Sign Overrated? Mathematicians Hash It Out

Postby socrat44 on October 14th, 2019, 3:24 am 

Science10.13.2019 08:00 AM
Is the Equal Sign Overrated? Mathematicians Hash It Out

Many of them avoid the equal sign, hoping to promote a looser relationship of “equivalence” instead. It's been controversial.
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Re: Is the Equal Sign Overrated? Mathematicians Hash It Out

Postby socrat44 on January 20th, 2020, 12:47 pm 

We often think that when we have completed our study
of one we know all about two, because 'two' is 'one and one.'
We forget that we still have to make a study of 'and.'
Arthur Eddington
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