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# Can 0 be equal to 5?

Let's say we have a non-finite number $$x$$, when $$x = 5 + 5 + 5 + \cdots (\text{continues on forever})$$,
therefore $$x = 5+x$$ or $$\therefore 0=5$$.

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Note by Akshat Joshi
10 months ago

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