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Zeno's Paradox

Summary: Provides a discussion of Zeno's Paradoxes and a description of how they work. Gives biographical detail on the life of Zeno of Elea.
What if someone told you that motion was not real and had a way to prove it? That is just what Zeno of Elea did in his studies during the 400s BC. I chose this topic in hopes to learn something new, and I did. I also chose this topic because it not only involved mathematics, but philosophical thinking as well. When I first read about how someone had a way to argue that motion and some of the physics of motion were not true, I was rather intrigued. I know now, however, that these theories are not true and can be proved false. I will get more in depth into each paradox that Zeno proposed and then show how using modern day mathematics they are false.

Zeno of Elea was born in a small town, Elea, in southern Italy. Not much is known about him and his...

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