Let a = b

a*a = a*b

a*a - b*b = a*b - b*b

(a-b)*(a+b) = b*(a-b)

a+b = b

b+b = b (Since a = b)

2b = b

2 = 1

:) nice result to confuse people... the error is in going from line 3 to line 4 where we cancel out (a-b). Since a-b is zero therefore division by a-b is not defined.

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