Division by 0 is not so much a phenomenon as it is a supposed construction, which is provably contradictory to a given set of rules and therefore not permitted within the system upon which the rules are imposed. If you divide 6 by 3 the answer is 2 because 2 times 3 IS 6.
A 4chan meme in where if someone divides by zero something very disastrous happens. In your case, you could have caused the sky to fall, because you said that the probability of it happening might be 1.
And the reason they haven't done it is because they couldn't come up with a good answer. YOU divide by zero. Zero and Infinity Why is the quotient of a number divided by zero infinity?
This technique is useful when you are trying to simplify an expression that looks like It takes advantage of the difference of squares rule In our case, we will use and. But it really means exactly what the word means.
Fill in the table below: For instance, if I look at these two sequences: It makes sense to define: Derbyshire, J. The numerator is a positive negative number.
Well, 1 divided by negative 0. If a graph of elasticity is a horizontal line, it is referred to as infinitely elastic. Not so fast. Chuck Norris divides by zero.
Keep the old version. The moral of the story is. Current time: It just doesn't make sense, so the easiest thing is just to say that it doesn't make sense, or, as a mathematician would say, "it is undefined. You can put 200 in the box.
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Divide by zero?!?!! A form that gives us no information about whether the limit exists or not, and if the limit exists, no information about the value of the limit, is called an indeterminate form.
To find the probability of something happening, you find out how many different ways the thing you're looking at can happen, and then divide that by the total number of things that can happen.