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andrewv
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give an example of an undefined term and explain why it is undefined
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andrewv Group Title
give an example of an undefined term and explain why it is undefined
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Denebel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{ x }{ 0 }\] where x= any number because there is nothing that can be over 0 Consider something like a pizza, you can have 1/2 slice (1 slice out of a 2 slice pizza) but you can't have 2 slices of pizza from a 0 pizza.
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CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That might not be what the question is asking..
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Denebel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Algebra? or geometry?
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CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
However, on the subject of division by zero: Think of the question that division asks, "how many times can this number fit into this other number?" Well, how much of nothing can you fit into something? Answer: as much as you want because nothing has no size, so there is no single unique answer, so it is undefined. But that is an example of an undefined number. An undefined term could be a word that is simply hard to define in any precise sense.
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CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Try this: www.gradeamathhelp.com/undefinedtermsingeometry.html
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andrewv Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you both of you
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CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
And for even deeper understanding: http://themathpage.com/aBookI/first.htm
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Denebel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh nevermind, yes, with geometry, a point would be an example because it has no length, width, thickness, etc, it is not formally 'defined'.
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andrewv Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks again :D
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