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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member genius
    Wayward Soul
    17 Oct '03 17:13
    what is infinity times zero?
  2. 17 Oct '03 22:12
    Infinity is not a number, it is a concept, but apparently anything multiplied by 0 is 0, so probably 0.
  3. Standard member genius
    Wayward Soul
    18 Oct '03 11:43
    Originally posted by KFC Bognor
    Infinity is not a number, it is a concept, but apparently anything multiplied by 0 is 0, so probably 0.
    nope-not zero
  4. 18 Oct '03 16:27 / 2 edits
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  5. Standard member TheMaster37
    Kupikupopo!
    18 Oct '03 19:07
    Originally posted by genius
    what is infinity times zero?
    Infinity times 0 isn't defined.

    Anything times 0 is 0, yes, but not for infinity. You can treat infinity as a number with addition to a certain height, but not with multiplication.

    Look at this (Name infnity I for now);

    1/I = 0, so 1 = 0*I
    2/I = 0, so 2 = 0*I
    .
    .
    .
    and so on.
  6. 18 Oct '03 21:58

    Thank God, there are more math experts on this site besides The Noble Poultry ...

  7. Standard member kyrontf
    Crazed Blob
    19 Oct '03 00:32
    i am no expert in this but why does 1/I = 0?

  8. 19 Oct '03 01:48
    Originally posted by kyrontf
    i am no expert in this but why does 1/I = 0?


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  9. Standard member kyrontf
    Crazed Blob
    19 Oct '03 02:45
    oh wait, i figured it out, infinity being everything, anything devided by infinity = 0
  10. Standard member kyrontf
    Crazed Blob
    19 Oct '03 02:48
    uhhh, i think so anyway..... right?
  11. Standard member TheMaster37
    Kupikupopo!
    19 Oct '03 12:43
    Originally posted by kyrontf
    uhhh, i think so anyway..... right?
    Ivanhoe, check the caln RUNning pawn, all mathematicians, and we all know eachother in real life

    Let's say we have one chocolate bar to divide amongst infinitely many people. What everyone gets must be smaller then anything you can hold. Smaller then 1/100, even smaller then 1/100000000, and so on....the only number we can get with that property is 0. In other words, 1/I=0
  12. Standard member kyrontf
    Crazed Blob
    19 Oct '03 17:05
    yes, makes sense
  13. 19 Oct '03 18:05
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    IvanH
  14. Standard member genius
    Wayward Soul
    19 Oct '03 18:54
    Originally posted by TheMaster37
    Infinity times 0 isn't defined.

    Anything times 0 is 0, yes, but not for infinity. You can treat infinity as a number with addition to a certain height, but not with multiplication.

    Look at this (Name infnity I for now);

    1/I = 0, so 1 = 0*I
    2/I = 0, so 2 = 0*I
    .
    .
    .
    and so on.
    nope-there is an answer, and a proof to go with it...!
  15. 21 Oct '03 23:29
    Originally posted by genius
    nope-there is an answer, and a proof to go with it...!
    What about this!

    0*I = lim(x -> 0) x * tan(x + pi()/2))
    = -1