Let we have to prove that a=b where a & b are integers. Proof: Multiplying LHS & RHS by 0. So, LHS = a * 0 = 0 RHS= b * 0=0 So a=b.

I know its wrong but why?

Let we have to prove that a=b where a & b are integers. Proof: Multiplying LHS & RHS by 0. So, LHS = a * 0 = 0 RHS= b * 0=0 So a=b.

I know its wrong but why?

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TopNewestPlease refrain from typing in all capital letters, as that is considered rude on the internet. – Calvin Lin Staff · 1 year, 3 months ago

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From \(a\cdot 0=b\cdot 0\), you can't get rid of the zero - you would have to divide by zero, which is undefined! :) – Maggie Miller · 1 year, 3 months ago

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