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From: Tanynep
To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2005051413:16:43
Subject: Re: Re: Dividing by zero
In the first part of your reasoning, you suppose that a/0 = 0 . You cannot do that. You are taking an arbitrary decision. Then you say that 0/0 = a and 0/0 = b and that it would mean a = b . It doesn't necessarily mean this. By reasoning like that I can also prove that square root should be an undefined operation : sqrt(1) = 1 and sqrt(1) = -1 , therefore 1 = -1 which is not possible. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Tanynep
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