# Zero problem

1. Aug 17, 2004

### lakshmi

if o multiplied by o=0
then why 0/0 is not equal to 0

2. Aug 17, 2004

### NateTG

Well, $$0 \times 3 = 0$$ so shouldn't $$\frac{0}{0}=3$$?
I know, $$0 \times \pi = 0$$ so $$\frac{0}{0}=\pi$$.

The problem is that $$\frac{0}{0}$$ doesn't work with the existing rules for arithmetic. Picking some value only leads to problems.

3. Aug 17, 2004

### humanino

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
excellent humour NateTG