# Not to boast...

Discussion in 'The Cesspool' started by Waiter_2001, Oct 29, 2015.

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1. ### Waiter_2001Registered Senior Member

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...but can anyone reading this get a computer to divide by zero. It is something computers cannot do but recently I have discovered how to do such a thing. I am interested in whether anyone else has this capability or if I am the first.

In anticipation of your replies, Waiter.

3. ### DywyddyrPenguinaciously duckalicious.Valued Senior Member

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Since the result of "dividing by zero" is mathematically undefined and essentially meaningless I'd be intrigued as to what "answer" you got.

5. ### exchemistValued Senior Member

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What a silly exercise. If you have succeeded, you have done no more than find a glitch in the computer software somewhere.

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8. ### Waiter_2001Registered Senior Member

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To all the non-believers: put this in your pipe and smoke it;

(((((x-(x+x))*(x-(x+x)))+1)/(((x-(x+x))*(x-(x+x)))+1))-1)

Simply add one before the divide, do the same after (the same to "both sides") and remember to minus one from the result!

I should be highly paid for the work I do!

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9. ### DaveC426913Valued Senior Member

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Sorry, how exactly is this dividing by zero?

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