

Welcome!
The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at
Albion College includes the disciplines of pure and applied
mathematics, computer science, and statistics. The department
offers majors and minors in Mathematics and
Computer Science. See our links on the left for more details.
For further information contact:
David Seely, Acting Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Albion College
Albion,
Michigan 492245013
mathcs@albion.edu
(517) 6290361 



Food for Thought
Does 0 = 1?
Consider the following:
0 = (1  1) + (1  1) + (1  1) + . . .
regrouping parentheses,
= 1 + (1 + 1) + (1 + 1) + (1 + 1) + . . .
simplifying,
= 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + . . .
simplifying,
= 1.
Therefore, 0 = 1.
Is 0 really equal to 1?
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