The impossibility of eternity.

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  1. sideshowbob Sorry, wrong number. Valued Senior Member

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  5. TheFrogger Valued Senior Member

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    If I'm wrong perhaps one day someone will develop a better way to divide by zero. ☺
     
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  7. Michael 345 New year. PRESENT is 69 years old Valued Senior Member

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    What is with the "if"? You ARE wrong

    Hint - the reason you cannot divide by zero is because there are NO zeros in say the number 5 or 5 apples etc etc etc

    Homework. Put a number of items on the table, count carefully

    How many zero items did you count?

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  8. TheFrogger Valued Senior Member

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    To answer your question, there are n zero's in n, the same as division by one.

    Another way to see it:

    ÷2=1/2
    ÷1=n
    ÷0=×2
     
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    Go back to sand pit level and this time pay attention as you rise through the classrooms

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  10. DaveC426913 Valued Senior Member

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    No.

    ÷2=1/2n
    ÷1=n
    ÷1/2=2n
    ÷1/4=x4n
    ÷1/8=x8n
    ÷1/1,000,000=x1,000,000n
    etc.
     
  11. DaveC426913 Valued Senior Member

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    The operation of division is defined as the inverse of multiplication.

    So, what number, when multiplied by zero, results in a number larger than zero?
    None. There is no number that you can multiply by zero that will result in anything other than zero.
    In other words, such a number is not defined.

    Really, this is grade school math. Stay in school, Throbber.
     
  12. Kittamaru Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Adieu, Sciforums. Valued Senior Member

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    This... really is not how math works. Not even close...

    As such... I've punted this to Pseudoscience.
     
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  13. James R Just this guy, you know? Staff Member

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    This thread is a waste of space.

    Can somebody really function with that level of maths, or is this a troll?
     
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