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Old 02-28-2006, 08:33 AM   #32
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Zeno's paradox resolved here. http://www.mathacademy.com/pr/prime/articles/zeno_tort/

Basically, Zeno was mistaken about some of the mathematical implications of infinite series. Not too suprising, considering tthe Greeks were having to invent a lot of their maths as the problems came up.

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