Originally posted by agrysonin that case it's not a math problem. ()'s cannot start on the left side of = and end on the other.
this goes to...
+1-1-1=0 when you bring over the 1
thus you're saying that -1=0 not good (the universe implodes or something)
we could also try something crazy and rewrite it as...
function stands, though I think it's bad mathematical etiquette to have the brackets on either side of the equals sign, like a split infinitive.
Originally posted by AThousandYoungTake the infinite series that starts +1 - 1 + 1 - 1 + 1 etc
Why is this not incorrect?