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Homework Help: Value of 1/(1-1/0) at 0

  1. May 29, 2008 #1
    [SOLVED] value of 1/(1-1/0) at 0

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Is the function
    [tex]f(x)=\frac{1}{1-\frac{1}{x}}[/tex]​
    defined at [tex]x=0?[/tex]

    2. Relevant equations



    3. 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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  3. May 29, 2008 #2

    nicksauce

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    I would agree.
     
  4. May 29, 2008 #3

    HallsofIvy

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    Yes, 1/0 is NOT defined. You don't have to "assume" anything!
     
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