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Undefined and Indeterminate

3 videos
In second grade you may have raised your hand in class and asked what you get when you divide by zero. The answer was probably "it's not defined." In this tutorial we'll explore what that (and "indeterminate") means and why the math world has left this gap in arithmetic. (They could define something divided by 0 as 7 or 9 or 119.57 but have decided not to.)

Why dividing by zero is undefined

VIDEO 4:08 minutes
Thinking about why dividing by zero is left undefined

Why zero divided by zero is undefined/indeterminate

VIDEO 2:26 minutes
Multiple arguments for what we could get when we divide zero by zero. We will later see that this can be considered indeterminate

Undefined and indeterminate

VIDEO 7:32 minutes
Why 0/0 is considered to be indeterminate