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A Question - Divide by 2
« on: February 23, 2009, 05:50:27 PM »
If you divide any number by 2 repetedly will you reach 0?
« Last Edit: May 05, 2009, 08:45:16 PM by Dan Dixon »

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Re: A Question
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2009, 06:38:40 PM »
no you wouldn't it would be one not zero

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Re: A Question
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2009, 06:51:13 PM »
if you divide by 2 it would never reach 0

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Re: A Question
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2009, 07:14:04 PM »
if you divide by 2 it would never reach 0
yeah, 1 = .5 = .25 = .05 = .025 = .005 = .0025 = .0005 = .00025 = .00005 ...

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Re: A Question
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2009, 04:05:55 AM »
it will tend to zero...

If you go on dividing per 2 forever it will tend to become zero.

Sry i don't know very much of "mathematical" english  :-X
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2009, 07:13:57 PM »
why did you make this part of the topic for

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Re: A Question
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2009, 07:14:20 PM »
if you already know it

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Re: A Question
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2009, 07:18:22 AM »
cause somone else asked me and I am proving i tto them

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Re: A Question
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2009, 05:41:10 PM »
Here's what you're looking for:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asymptote

The graph shows this:

f(x) = 1/x

Where x=2:
f(x) = 1/2 = .5

Where x=4:
f(x) = (1/2)/2 = 1/4 = .25

Where x=8:
f(x) = ((1/2)/2)/2) = 1/8 = .125

etc...

Does that help?

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Re: A Question
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2009, 02:48:11 AM »
120/56 = 2.1428571428571428571428571428571

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Re: A Question
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2009, 09:59:30 AM »
120/56 = 2.1428571428571428571428571428571
I get that pattern when you divide an munber that doesn't go into 7 equally by 7.

55/7=7.857142857142857...
103/7=14.7142857142857...

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Re: A Question
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2009, 04:32:21 PM »
But i used Calculator to make the correct number

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Re: A Question
« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2009, 10:44:23 PM »
√59049 = 243

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Re: A Question
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2009, 03:13:00 AM »
i made a number which repeats the other section

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Re: A Question
« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2009, 02:55:57 PM »
I can divide by zero.  ;D

OH NO!  SYNTAX ERRO-
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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2010, 05:08:06 PM »
Lol neutron you failed back then.

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2010, 05:30:47 PM »
?

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2010, 05:31:57 PM »
thinking 0.25/2=0.05 and 0.025/2=0.005

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2010, 05:33:41 PM »
lolwat?

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2010, 08:13:56 PM »
I divided by zero.

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #20 on: November 07, 2010, 08:17:57 PM »
No! I did!

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #21 on: November 07, 2010, 08:19:13 PM »
Nope.

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #22 on: November 07, 2010, 09:17:19 PM »
275 / 0 = What the heck my brain collapsed

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Re: A Question - Divide by 2
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2010, 05:31:09 PM »
275 / 0 = What the heck my brain collapsed
It's actually possible to divide by zero, but the answer will be complex infinity. http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ComplexInfinity.html