Number Divided By Zero

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    nycmathguy

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    Let n = any number

    Why is n/0 undefined?

    I know that it is impossible to divide something from nothing.

    Explain.
     
    nycmathguy, Jul 20, 2021
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    In general, a single value can't be assigned to a fraction where the denominator is 0 so the value remains undefined.
     
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    Do you think some genius will discover in the future that division by 0 is possible?
     
    nycmathguy, Jul 21, 2021
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    might be possible
     
    MathLover1, Jul 22, 2021
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    You are right.

    You forgot to reply to Questions Part 4 in your inbox here. I also want to change the way you and I go through the precalculus textbooks. Expect a new PM in just a few minutes.
     
    nycmathguy, Jul 22, 2021
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