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Originally posted by MathiasAndrew
100 / 0 = 100 * 0
100 + 0 = 100 - 0
Do you understand reciprocals? Here is how you solve the equation 100 x 0 =
the 0 and the = sign are canceled
if you like you can move the zero to the other side of the equals sign like this 100 x0 = /0
But you forgot the last step in this mathematical equation, which is to now cancel out the 0 and the equals sign
Problem solved
You forgot that there is an invisible divide by zero on the other side of the equals sign the x 0 and / 0 cancel each other
100 x 0 = ... should look like this 100 x +0 = / -0
100 / 0 = .. should look like this 100 / +0 = x -0
the zeros cancel each other out and you're left with 100
Originally posted by MathiasAndrew
reply to post by CLPrime
You're correct trying to type out the equation i made a mistake in the notation.
I used * when i should have used /
I can see where you were confused by my mistake.
Let me rewrite it
100 / 0 = 100 * 0
100 + 0 = 100 - 0
Thanks for pointing that out
Originally posted by MathiasAndrew
reply to post by dragonridr
This is the way that math solves the equation 100 x 0 =
and conversely how it solves the equation 100 / 0 =
How else do you arrive at the correct answer?
Which is 100
Originally posted by MathiasAndrew
I was trying to convey the fact that positive and negative numbers can cancel each other out also ...
100 x 0 = 100 / 0
100 + 0 = 100 - 0
Originally posted by MathiasAndrew
reply to post by dragonridr
This is the way that math solves the equation 100 x 0 =
and conversely how it solves the equation 100 / 0 =
How else do you arrive at the correct answer?
Which is 100
Originally posted by CLPrime
Originally posted by MathiasAndrew
The horizontal asymptote of the graph is 0 - that is, the limit of 1/n as n goes to both positive and negative infinity is 0.
The vertical asymptote of the graph is undefined - that is, the limit of 1/n as n approaches 0 from either side is a little iffy. From the left, 1/n goes to negative infinity; from the right, 1/n goes to positive infinity.
And this is where the subject blends with what the OP was saying. What this seems to suggest is that, at 0, the graph is at both negative and positive infinity - and, presumably, everywhere in between.
So, this is actually our definition of 1/0: it is the set of all Real numbers. Not any particular number, but all of them, simultaneously.
Originally posted by smithjustinb
0 * infinity = a
Originally posted by smithjustinb
volume is l*w*h which only applies to 3d objects
area is what is l*w which applies to 2d objects
length is what is L which applies to 1d objects
you don't multiply by zero, you just remove the dimension from the equation.
Originally posted by CLPrime
Originally posted by smithjustinb
volume is l*w*h which only applies to 3d objects
area is what is l*w which applies to 2d objects
length is what is L which applies to 1d objects
you don't multiply by zero, you just remove the dimension from the equation.
I know the difference between volume, area, and length for 3-, 2-, and 1-dimensional objects. When you remove a given term (width, height, length) from the equation, you remove a dimension entirely. I was establishing the volume of a 1-dimensional object. While this may seem counter-intuitive, I showed that such an object does, in fact, have a real-valued volume.
If you just remove width and/or height from the equation, the you're no longer talking about volume. But, since I wanted to talk about volume, the volume equation has to be left intact, with all three terms.
So, no, for what I wanted to do, you don't just remove the term(s)/dimension(s) from the equation. You have to multiply by 0. That was the basis of my whole point.
Originally posted by smithjustinb
Oh sorry, I misundertood you.
I'm not meaning to insult your intelligence if I was.
So basically, you're saying 2 or 1 dimensional objects cannot exist from a 3 dimensional perspective?