If a > b and b > c, then a > c.
Remember that nugget? That’s the transitive property of inequalities. (I’ll confess I had to look up the name of that one.)
It’s common sense, right? 10 is greater than 9, and 9 is greater than 8, so 10 must also be greater than 8.
It’s always and forever true in math. In tennis, not so much. Continue reading “Do You Remember Algebra?”