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Are these two proofs essentially the same?

May 15, 2011

Here’s an interesting blog post by Timothy Gowers (one of the world’s best mathematicians) about a fairly simple question.

http://gowers.wordpress.com/2010/09/18/are-these-the-same-proof/

It’s interesting to see the depth of responses the question generated. It gives you a glimpse of how mathematics allows you to think deeply – even about simple things!

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