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Division by Zero

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-12 23:39

What do you make of this?

The division by zero is uniquely and reasonably determined as 1/0=0/0=z/0=0 in the natural extensions of fractions. We have to change our basic ideas for our space and world.

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 0:36

divide my anus

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 1:44

I don't know what is the implication of division by zero as defined in that manner. I have never thought about it this way. I have always taken the definition that anything divided by zero is "mathematically undefined".

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 2:59

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 3:15


Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 5:40

It's like sci.math came back from the grave.

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 6:51

When will we resurrect alt.slack?

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 12:35

It is but I guess a lot of people seem to think that since r=x/y with y approaching 0 will have r approach infinity and thus we could assume that x/0 is 'basically infinity'. But it doesn't make sense when you actually play this game the other way around: for r=(-x)/y (with y getting smaller), r will approach -infinity.
Only one thing is true with certainty: if you start assuming things about and doing maths with infinity, your problems and complexity of your work will eventually approach infinity.

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 12:38

I think I mixed something up with this post...
But anyway, infinity and -infinity are definitely not the same thing.

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 14:08

There are some situations where arithmetic with infinity can be done cleanly, like measure theory. But cranks never do that. Rather than giving a definition for a formerly undefined thing (or redefining something) and saying why that (re)definition is useful, they usually argue that their definition is right, which is meaningless as far as axiomatic mathematics go.

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 14:24

Hopefully soon.

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 18:28

What's that? I googled a bit and it seems like another typical racist cesspool. HIBT?

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 19:50

It's a shithole.

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 21:17

It's already active

Name: Anonymous 2018-01-13 21:59

Mr. President please get back to work

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