# Why does 13 divided by 0 not equal infinity?Watch

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5 years ago
#81
(Original post by ninuzu)
No.
I think this is the video:
ya that video states that 0/0 can be anything, not that a/0 can be anything where a =/= 0.
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5 years ago
#82
(Original post by ChildishHambino)
ya that video states that 0/0 can be anything, not that a/0 can be anything where a =/= 0.
I'm which case I did mean that then haha, it's been a while since I watched the video
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5 years ago
#83
(Original post by TenOfThem)
Why are you incapable of saying

"I was wrong"
I have been repeating over and over again that yes, I did a mistake as I forgot the plus.

Do you really think I'm too stupid to realise that plus over minus gives you minus and not plus?
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5 years ago
#84
(Original post by Elcano)
I have been repeating over and over again that yes, I did a mistake as I forgot the plus.

Do you really think I'm too stupid to realise that plus over minus gives you minus and not plus?
No, I think that you are too stubborn to accept that you were simply wrong and that the argument you were having is pointless
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#85
Stop it guys! Stop arguing guys, just get over yourselves! You're all wrong, I asked my maths teacher again (the one with the pHD) and he laughed at all of you, and he said that I'm right and you're wrong
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5 years ago
#86
(Original post by tazmaniac97)
Stop it guys! Stop arguing guys, just get over yourselves! You're all wrong, I asked my maths teacher again (the one with the pHD) and he laughed at all of you, and he said that I'm right and you're wrong
Which area of media studies is his PhD in?
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5 years ago
#87
(Original post by TenOfThem)
No, I think that you are too stubborn to accept that you were simply wrong and that the argument you were having is pointless
I wasn't 'simply wrong'. I forgot a plus. That's it. Apparently it pleases some people to keep going on and on about it, though.

(Original post by tazmaniac97)
Stop it guys! Stop arguing guys, just get over yourselves! You're all wrong, I asked my maths teacher again (the one with the pHD) and he laughed at all of you, and he said that I'm right and you're wrong
No, 13/0 is not infinity. No matter what he tells you.
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5 years ago
#88
(Original post by Elcano)
I wasn't 'simply wrong'. I forgot a plus. That's it. Apparently it pleases some people to keep going on and on about it, though.
Yeah, most of all you.
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#89
(Original post by Noble.)
Which area of media studies is his PhD in?
It's in mathematics
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5 years ago
#90
(Original post by tazmaniac97)
It's in mathematics
Very unlikely. It's about as likely as me being Chief Rabbi, and I'm not even Jewish.
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5 years ago
#91
The only people who would think it does are Physicists and other crazies.
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#92
(Original post by Noble.)
Very unlikely. It's about as likely as me being Chief Rabbi, and I'm not even Jewish.
Well he does, so Shalom rabbi
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#93
(Original post by sugar-n-spice)
The only people who would think it does are Physicists and other crazies.
Well physicists are very smart, so
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5 years ago
#94
if 13/0 = inifinity then 13 = infinity x 0
Which is obviously wrong

Also
if 13/0 = inifinity
and, say, 2/0 = inifinity

then 13/0 = 2/0
13 = 2
Which again, is obviously wrong.
Anything divided by 0 is undefined.
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5 years ago
#95
(Original post by tazmaniac97)
Well physicists are very smart, so
Yeah but their thinking is like oh you can take 0 out of 13 any number of times you want so 13/0 must be infinity.

Another way of thinking about it, is if 13/0 equals infinity, then zero times infinity is 13, which is full-retard, especially considering how you could do the same with say 11/0 then use that to prove all kinds of crazy like 13=11.

So just don't do it
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5 years ago
#96
It's like asking how many zeros are there in 13 - it could be any number (or no number). It's undefined. Granted if you were to divide by something infinitely small, the resulting fraction would be infinitely big (but would always be defined)
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5 years ago
#97
(Original post by tazmaniac97)
Well physicists are very smart, so
So is Richard Dawkins, doesn't mean I'd listen to his opinion on something mathematical over a mathematician. How about we leave the physicists to their Van de Graaffs and potato batteries and leave the mathematics to the mathematicians. Failing that, perhaps we should get the opinion of an intelligent pastry chef on this matter as well?
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#98
(Original post by Noble.)
So is Richard Dawkins, doesn't mean I'd listen to his opinion on something mathematical over a mathematician. How about we leave the physicists to their Van de Graaffs and potato batteries and leave the mathematics to the mathematicians. Failing that, perhaps we should get the opinion of an intelligent pastry chef on this matter as well?
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5 years ago
#99
In terms of real world application (theoretical modeling), we can take n/infinity to be 0, though - right? It's only logical, surely.
I understand the implications in pure maths, though.
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5 years ago
#100
(Original post by tazmaniac97)
Yes, but generally not an appreciation of analysis. Although, having said that, it would be rather embarrassing for a physicist to believe that . You've had it explained to you numerous times in this thread, but that hasn't convinced you either because you're too stupid to understand or you just enjoy being a monumental pain in the arse.
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