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anonymous
 5 years ago
So what is 1/0?
anonymous
 5 years ago
So what is 1/0?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is an abomination!!

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If we are doing 10/5, then it is 2 since 2*5=10. If you have 1/0, there is not one x that satisfies x*0=0. So we say it is undefined.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You know what's even worse, 0/0?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0anything other than infinity times 0 will be 0

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There has to be only one x

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im surprised noones made an imaginary number for it yet and called it the discovery of the century...... why does "i" get to have all the fun :)

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what about 1*0=0 and 2*0=0

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You couldn't possibly make it an imaginary number. This is why. http://www.jimloy.com/algebra/two.htm

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes i know you were joking :p

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sure you can.... just say: this is what 1/0 is...q. there, we did it :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But not in the same way that i = root(1)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol .... technicalities. let the braniacs figure that part out :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just because one number doesn't satisfy something doesn't mean it doesn't exist, look at higher order partial derivatives with multi variables, they have infinite number of values because it is a 3 dimensional object.

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can't we say a divison problem is linear and it only crosses the x axis once so it should only have one solution provided that the rational functions do not have polynomials of degree greater than 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just because it crosses the x axis once doesn't make it linear. Look at the graph of ln(x).

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know. I'm just trying to justified why 1/0 is undefined

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm guessing you're only talking about first order polynomials?

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/0 is undefined is definitely for the genius

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I hate it when people in elementary always expect an explanation

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0like each integer we do division on by another integer leaves us with a unique integer, except when zero is involved in the denominator

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which is an integer/integer

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well 0 is really cool because the limit of 1/0 approaches infinity, it's a cool concept I think. Just because it's undefined doesn't mean it's not useful to know.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay here's the simplest explanation. You have a cake and 2 people want to eat it, so 1 cake / 2 people = 1/2 cake for each. But if you have 1 cake and 0 people, then how much cake does each person get?

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are there imaginary people

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are 0 people, so each person can't get 0

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do you give out cake to 0 people, how do you determine that?

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we can give out 5 to each of the 0 people

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0each 0 person gets as much cake as they want :)
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