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Zero problem

  1. Aug 17, 2004 #1
    if o multiplied by o=0
    then why 0/0 is not equal to 0
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  3. Aug 17, 2004 #2


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    Well, [tex]0 \times 3 = 0[/tex] so shouldn't [tex]\frac{0}{0}=3[/tex]?
    I know, [tex]0 \times \pi = 0 [/tex] so [tex]\frac{0}{0}=\pi[/tex].

    The problem is that [tex]\frac{0}{0}[/tex] doesn't work with the existing rules for arithmetic. Picking some value only leads to problems.
  4. Aug 17, 2004 #3
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
    excellent humour NateTG :wink:
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