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Topic: What is infinity minus one?
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 Kelsey Coleman Posts: 4 From: P-Town VA Registered: 6/2/11
Re: What is infinity minus one?
Posted: Jun 2, 2011 8:31 AM

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> infinity = 1/0 ---> 1=0*infinity
>
> infinity - 1 = infinity-0*infinity = infinity(1-0) =
> infinity
>
>
> --->
>
> infinity - 1 = infinity
>
>

Excuse me if this is a stupid question, but how is 1/0 = infinity? I always learned that it was undefined, unless that's what you're saying that infinity is.

Sorry if I sound stupid. I'm just a high school student taking calculus, but I find this stuff really interesting and I'd love an explanation. :)

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