Value of 1/(1-1/0) at 0

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[SOLVED] value of 1/(1-1/0) at 0

Homework Statement


Is the function
[tex]f(x)=\frac{1}{1-\frac{1}{x}}[/tex]​
defined at [tex]x=0?[/tex]

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The Attempt at a Solution


Since we have division by zero in the denominator, I'm assuming that it isn't. Am I correct?
 

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nicksauce
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I would agree.
 
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HallsofIvy
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Yes, 1/0 is NOT defined. You don't have to "assume" anything!
 

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