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1 Divided by Very Small Number

Date: 8/6/96 at 21:28:53
From: Anonymous
Subject: 1 Divided by Very Small Number


How to solve 1/0.00000000000000000000000000000000001?

Date: 9/1/96 at 17:51:21
From: Doctor Jerry
Subject: Re: 1 Divided by Very Small Number

All you have to do is to count the zeros and use the pattern
0.1 = 1/10, 0.01 = 1/10^2, and so on.  The DENOMINATOR of the above 
number is


So, 1/(1/10^(35)) = 10^(35).

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