## A Conversation for Mathematics

### Dividing By Zero

ZiGGY^ Started conversation Feb 3, 2002

Imagine a straight line, something which couldnt possibly exist yet does it has no area and no width taking it as an object however area/width would not give you the length and so must be either sebstituted or left as impossible.

### Dividing By Zero

Calculator Nerd 256 Posted Jul 26, 2002

area = 0

width = 0

length = 0/0 = (all real numbers) or infinity

same is true for a plane: no volume, no height, infinity squared area

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### Dividing By Zero

ITIWBS Posted Apr 15, 2015

All depends on what kind of zero you mean.

(phi), the null set, no such thing.

0, zero, none in stock.

Zero is often used as limit which might more properly be expressed as (1/infinity) or ('i'/infinity), where 'infinity' is defined as an undefined limit the infinity sign as the 'undefined limit sign' and 'i' is the square root of (-1).

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