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How can x=y when y is not x?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:01 PM on Apr. 4, 2009 in Just for Fun

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Answers (6)
  • X and Y are variables. They can represent anything. If the values which they represent are the same, then they are the same.

    However, it only works in math...not in English! LOL
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 6:37 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • If y represents 3 and x also represents 3, then x=y. This doesn't normally happen though.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:04 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • This is the reason I flunked Algebra!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:22 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • when x and y represent the same number.
    MamiJaAyla

    Answer by MamiJaAyla at 6:26 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • Oh, I used to tutor college math. heehee
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 6:39 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • For example, if Y = 2 + 3, and X = 5, then Y = X even though they are not the same.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 7:19 PM on Apr. 4, 2009