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Topic: When 0 divided by 0 isn't infinity... (was: Re: I lost an account...)
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root/administrator

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Re: When 0 divided by 0 isn't infinity... (was: Re: I lost an account...)
Posted: Feb 7, 2004 4:17 PM
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Reverend Parson Peter Parsnip wrote:

> The Lord alerted my mind to the presence of this EVIL article by cheap,
> and I thusly replied:
>

>> A Genius divider wrote :
>>
>> "Zero divided by zero is infinity."
>>
>> I say :
>>
>> Wharrrrrrrff
>>
>> Return To School !!

>
> ROTFL!
>
> You are obviously holding on to some genius proof that the mathematical
> community has missed for centuries. What a clever person you are!
>
> Tell us all! Don't go all coy on us now.
> What is your answer for zero divided by zero?
>


When I took an advanced math course, we had such a discussion and the answer
is "UNDETERMIN". However, I raised an issue, i.e. 1=1 (as well as 0=0). If
0=0, then the numerator and denominator of 0s are cancelling out.
Therefore, the correct answer of 0/0 is 1. Go figure!

--
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