Whoever can figure out why this doesn't work gets virtual 1337.

a+a = a+x
2(a-x) = (a-x)

No clues, it's very simple, and anyone familiar with their internets should find a humorous surprise within the solution.

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kelseymh7 years ago
Your second to the last line is wrong. "a + x - 2x" = a-x, you you get

2(a - x) = a - x

And therefore, the only solution is a-x = 0 or a=x, which is what you started with. Your conclusion "2=1" is stupidly based on division by zero.
The Jamalam (author)  kelseymh7 years ago
Correct as well - best answer :D
The Jamalam (author)  kelseymh7 years ago
Sorry, typo for the first part.
Re-design7 years ago
In the last line doesn't 2(a-x) = 0 not (a+x) ?
So 2 is not = to 1.
The Jamalam (author)  Re-design7 years ago
That was a typo.
I call a foul!
The Jamalam (author)  Re-design7 years ago
On whose part?
On your part. 15 yard penalty! lol
(YOUR N7 years ago
Really 2(a-x) = (a-x) is wrong
MiniBr1t7 years ago
so really i forgot to put up my answer but i knew that a while ago its pretty easy if u think about it
H1T4TCH17 years ago
what's virtual 1337?
The Jamalam (author)  H1T4TCH17 years ago
1337 = leet= elite. You just win in general.