Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Kiddo's Transitive Property of Equality

Kiddo, after watching The Story of Maths for the second time recently:

"Mom! If the Bernoullis were Leibnitz fans, and Leibnitz was a Newton fan, then by the Transitive Property of Equality, the Bernoullis were Newton fans!"

For more on unsound applications of the Transitive Property, see here.

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