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 0/0 2009-02-15 From Justin:Hello, I was just wondering, what is the difference between 0/0 being represented as nullity or as an indeterminate form? JustinAnswered by Harley Weston. Dividing zero by infinity 2004-01-08 From Jason:What do you get when dividing zero by infinity? Our Calculus teacher was pretty sure that the expression was indeterminate from. However, if this is so...Why? Zero divded by any number (except zero) is zero, true. Any number (except infinite) over infinite is zero. So, why isn't Zero divided by infinite zero. A simpler way if I had 4 potatoes and was to split them among 2 friends, each friend would get 2 potatoes. However, if I had 0 potatoes and split them a infinite number of ways, each person would still have 0. Explain please!Answered by Penny Nom. Indeterminate forms 2003-10-06 From A teacher:Is it possible for me to find any geometrical interpretation without using calculus to explain indeterminate forms?Answered by Chris Fisher. Indeterminate forms 1998-12-11 From R. Dixon:What is the correct evaluation of infinity/0 ? I've checked three different math sites. One says definitively, that infinity/0 is "not" possible. Another states that infinity/0 is one of the indeterminate forms having a large range of different values. The last reasons that infinity/0 "is" equal to infinity.Answered by Walter Whiteley and Harley Weston.

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