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Topic: When 0 divided by 0 isn't infinity... (was: Re: I lost an account...)
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 Frederick Bruckman Posts: 1 Registered: 12/13/04
Re: When 0 divided by 0 isn't infinity... (was: Re: I lost an account...)
Posted: Feb 6, 2004 8:48 AM

In article <pan.2004.02.06.08.56.46.844892@dionic.net>,
Tim S <ts@dionic.net> writes:
> On Thu, 05 Feb 2004 19:12:58 -0500, David A. Seiver wrote:
>

>> On Thu, 5 Feb 2004 19:01:13 -0500, "The Lord of the Rain\( Suresh
>> __NoJunkMail kumar\)" <sur_remove_kumdev_theunderscore_1@yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>

>>>0 divided by 0 could be just about anything u want it to be.
>>
>> That 'Genius' was a Dummy. Zero divided by Zero is Zero.
>> One divided by Zero is Infinity (and Beyond!)

>
> Where x is a real number,
>
> For Any x: 0x = 0
> => 0/0 = x
>
> QED

No, there's more...

1 = 0/0 = 2

and therefore 1 = 2, 3 = 5, 10 = 20, and so on, and THAT's why the
definition of "divide by" specifically excludes a divisor of zero.

--
Frederick