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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
- Registered: 2013-02-12
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it is said that anything divided by 0 is infinity and when anything divides 0,its value is 0.

for ex:- 1/0=infinity

& 0/1=0

but then what will be the value of 0/0.

i think the answer is infinity but am not sure.

pls help.

niharika

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi

Neither 1/0 nor 0/0 are defined.

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niharika_kumar wrote:

it is said that anything divided by 0 is infinity

NO!!

Anything divided by 0 is NOT infinity; it is undefined.

However you can say the following: if *a* is a positive real number

This is just a way of saying that dividing a positive number by progressively smaller positive numbers results in unboundedly large positive numbers. It is not dividing by zero.

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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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thanks for clearing that term.

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