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UnkleRhaukus

What does/can this mean \[b|a\]

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  1. Libniz
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    conditional probability?

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  2. hartnn
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    b divides a

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  3. hartnn
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    3|24

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  4. hartnn
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    a is the multiple of b

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  5. ganeshie8
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    also, bitwise or

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  6. CliffSedge
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    "b given a" or "b such that a . . ."

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  7. swissgirl
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    hmmm it has a diff meaning. I forgot what it was though. Something confusing that is forsure

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  8. CliffSedge
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    Might be part of a Bra-Ket as well...

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  9. CliffSedge
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    i.e. <a | b >

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  10. swissgirl
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    hahahahah ok gonna go get my book.

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  11. swissgirl
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    I messed up. I got it confused with \(A|_B\)

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  12. CliffSedge
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    By itself like that, I am more inclined to go with 'a divides b.'

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  13. swissgirl
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    and now that I think abt it if its referring to numbers then hartnn's explanation is correct

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  14. CliffSedge
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    er, right 'b divides a' forgot the order for a sec..

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  15. swissgirl
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    I have a feeling that the topic is Relations so ya it wld be referring to the dividing

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  16. CliffSedge
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    Who knows. Unkle is the kind of guy who will try to tell you that 0×∞ = -1, so it could mean anything to him.

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  17. swissgirl
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    hahahah true but I know he is taking some course similar to discrete math so that one of the topics covered

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  18. mukushla
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    i love that sign

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  19. UnkleRhaukus
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    according to course im taking \(b|a\) means \(a\) is divisible by \(b\) which is values of either true, or false

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  20. CliffSedge
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    Ok, that's pretty standard then. Here's a fun fact, in typology, the '|' symbol is called the "pipe."

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  21. UnkleRhaukus
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    hey i knew that

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  22. swissgirl
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    Oh That is an awesome fun fact :P

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  23. CliffSedge
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    I kinda made up that word, "typology," though; apparently that already means something else. What I meant was "type-setting."

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  24. swissgirl
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    I misread that as topology -_-

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  25. UnkleRhaukus
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    study of typing

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  26. swissgirl
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    They should totally create a study group for typology

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  27. UnkleRhaukus
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    is seven divisible by zero \[0|7=\]

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  28. UnkleRhaukus
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    false?

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  29. swissgirl
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    U cant divide by 0

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  30. swissgirl
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    Like it will just go to infinity

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  31. CliffSedge
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    @swissgirl positive infinity or negative infinity?

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  32. CliffSedge
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    Zero doesn't divide anything.

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  33. swissgirl
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    good question @CliffSedge lol

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  34. UnkleRhaukus
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    is zero divisible by nine 9|0=

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  35. CliffSedge
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    One also doesn't divide anything since it leaves the dividend unchanged.

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  36. swissgirl
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    yes it equals 0

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  37. UnkleRhaukus
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    so true?

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  38. swissgirl
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    Well I would say its true but I am not the kind of person u can rely on

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  39. UnkleRhaukus
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    and \[1|1\]is false @CliffSedge ?

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  40. CliffSedge
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    Zero is divisible by everything, but I wouldn't say that zero is *divided* by anything.

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  41. swissgirl
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    Nope that would be true 1|1 is true

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  42. swissgirl
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    1/1=1

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  43. UnkleRhaukus
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    but...

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  44. CliffSedge
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    There is a difference between "divides" and "is divisible by."

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  45. hartnn
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    i would say , just do a/b if that comes out to be integer , then true, else false

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  46. CliffSedge
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    ^ that's a good computer-science algorithm

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  47. UnkleRhaukus
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    so 0|7 F 9|0 T 0|0 F 1|1 T 7|44 F 7|-42 T -7|49 T -7|-56 T

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  48. swissgirl
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    Correct

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  49. UnkleRhaukus
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    b|a is b a factor of a

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  50. swissgirl
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    Yes I would say sooo

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  51. hartnn
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    yes

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  52. swissgirl
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    hmmm the only one which seems like it isnt is 9|0

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  53. swissgirl
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    How can 9 be a factor of 0 unless anything can be a factor of 0

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  54. CliffSedge
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    Being a factor and being a divisor are two different things (but that distinction might not matter in the application you are using).

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  55. swissgirl
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    Can 9 be a factor of 0 @CliffSedge

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  56. CliffSedge
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    Yes. 9 × 0 = 0.

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  57. swissgirl
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    Gotcha

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  58. UnkleRhaukus
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    thanks everyone

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  59. swissgirl
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    Nicht kein problema

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