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5th Grade - Divide by Zero


Understand that division by zero is undefined. 0506.2.8

Links verified on 9/15/2014

  1. Dividing by Zero - this page from Math is Fun uses images to help explain, and to make one joke :-)
  2. Division by 0, 1, 2 and 3 - this AAA Math page offers a simple explanation
  3. Division by Zero - the Wikipedia entry
  4. Why Can't We Divide by Zero? - because, according to this University of Utah page, any attempt at a definition leads to a contradiction
  5. Why Can't You Divide by 0? - several good answers to this from Math Forum

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