Waste less time on Facebook — follow Brilliant.
×

Dividing by 0

I think any number X/0 should=infinity because 0+0+0+0+0... would never equal the number so their are infinite zeros in any given number therefore 1/0=infinity.

If you agree or disagree please say so and provide proof for your argument.

Note by Rex Holmes
2 weeks, 6 days ago

No vote yet
1 vote

Comments

Sort by:

Top Newest

But there would be no inverse element for any X/0. If you argue that 0/X=0 would be the inverse element then there wouldnt be an absorbing element. Darius B · 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Log in to reply

@Darius B I am not arguing that 0/X=0 I am arguing that X/0=infinity 0/X is undefined Rex Holmes · 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Log in to reply

@Rex Holmes Check what you are saying?
0/X is undefined? How? 0/X = 0 for all non-zero X as far as my knowledge goes. Yatin Khanna · 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Log in to reply

@Yatin Khanna oh yeah Rex Holmes · 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Log in to reply

×

Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...