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0/0= 0?

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No!  0/0  is undefined.  smiley

hectictar  Oct 25, 2017
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When dividing, for example, \(a\over b\), we ask the question, "What is x if \(a=bx\)?" For \(0\over0\), this becomes \(0x=0\). Here we have a problem. This has infinitely many solutions! Therefore, 0 divided by 0 is indeterminate.

Mathhemathh  Oct 25, 2017

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