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    Default What is the answer to 1 + 1, and why?

    What is the answer to 1 + 1, and why?

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    its 3 right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baltha View Post
    And don't read the stuff Phenoca posted.
    Lol. I'll retract what I posted. I was trying to figure it out by talking to myself. These are the parts I thought made sense:

    Quote Originally Posted by Inverse Law
    The inverse laws also states that for any real number except 0, there is the same number to the power of -1 (the multiplicative inverse, or reciprocal), that when multiplied equals 1.
    The Inverse Law states that anything minus itself equals zero.

    Under experimentation with two identical objects not in the same space, I observe:
    1+1-1 is not zero
    Therefore 1 + 1 is NOT 1.

    Under further experimentation I observe:
    1+1-1-1 is zero
    Both objects are identical, yet no matter which order I remove them in, I get zero. I intuitively claim that each object is half of 1+1. I propose that the double of one (object) is called "two". Why? Because this saves us the trouble of saying "one plus one" every time we refer to a double quantity of objects.
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    In the ring of integers with the usual addition and multiplication: 1+1=2. Consult the Peano Axioms if you want a reason.

    In the ring of integers modulo 2: 1+1=0.

    Final answer: Just go with 2 if you don't want to play around with basic algebra.
    And don't read the stuff Phenoca posted.

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    i really dont know much math lol

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