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From: Ralph Ades

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2009020506:14:12
Subject: Re: Re: Re: Dividing by zero

I should have said that suppose, to the contrary, that a/0 = 0. In otherwords, you prove the part by proof by contradiction. As you know this is a standard method of proof in mathematics. I did not spell this out. Maybe I should of. R. Ades

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