Google's Answer to 10\frac{1}{0}

I tried dividing 11 by 00 on Google's built-in calculator, and here's what I got:

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11 months, 1 week ago

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I have a post which contains the history of this problem. Go to "Unsolved Questions - 1"

Hasna Hassen - 9 months, 1 week ago

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It could also be Undefined, @David Stiff.

A Former Brilliant Member - 8 months, 2 weeks ago

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It could be. Though I haven't seen an argument for it's being undefined which could not be refuted by turning the coordinate plane into a torus (like this post I did).

David Stiff - 8 months, 2 weeks ago

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if the coordinate plane is changed then the conditions are changed.
this is why the definition is: 1/0 = undefined ("Cannot divide by zero").
if it where defined to 0 or infinity or something else then there are cases where it does not fit.
so to find the solution to 1/0 (if there is one), the conditions of the case where it is used have to be checked.

num IC - 1 month ago

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Yeah, Undefined/Infinite I did this on another calculator. If yall use photomath it also states undefined.

OOFMATION ANIMATION - 1 month ago

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Yeah. Except you thought that it was 00! Literally the one thing it's not is 00.

Krishna Karthik - 1 month ago

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I never said it was zero duhhh! I know it is undefined

OOFMATION ANIMATION - 1 month ago

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I don't see why there is so much discussion in this matter, it's really quite straightforward that dividing by zero is nonsensical. https://brilliant.org/wiki/division-by-zero/

Krishna Karthik - 1 month ago

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If you know David stiff he also have this

OOFMATION ANIMATION - 1 month ago

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@Oofmation Animation He's pointing out the fact that Google's calculator says infinity, when the correct answer should be undefined. The limit of the expression 1/x as x approaches 0 should be infinity, not the actual value. The actual value should be undefined. Either way, it's really just pedantic. Doesn't matter in the long run.

Krishna Karthik - 1 month ago

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