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Divide by zero
From Encyclopedia Dramatica
Divide by zero is a hypothetical mathematical command of dividing an alphanumeric value by zero. It is a topic only encountered in the realm of theoretical physics and neurobioligy. Connoisseurs of the subject believe that attempting to divide by zero will bring about the end of existence and the dawn of the age of an empty universal constance consisting of a predicted amount of 1  10,000 quarks, around 250 atoms, and darkenergy and darkmatter at nearly 80,000 times the present consentration, and a new solarsystem consisting of five planets. (Three browndwarfs, the past debris of Jupiter combined with quarks, and a fifth planet, which is believed that it will be the nest for future pEDophiles.
Important Notice
Don't be a mathematical noob; use logicz, and brainz if you actually have any.
No mortal man or woman can divide by zero, but Chuck Norris can
Historical Importance
The earliest known presence of Division/Zero is it's appearence in ancient South American temples, written on the inner and outerwalls, usually in Paraguay and Peru. In 1947, DutchBelgian Theoretical Physicist and Uncle of Pedobear, Dr. Anton Aldenberg, theorized that a division of nothing equals the nonzero value, for example, 4 being divided by 0 would be 4, as 4 is not divided at all, leaving 4. However, Albert Einstein corrected him by saying that the equation deals mainly with division of Zero itself, not with another value. Most members of the National Academy Of Science agree with this, but nevertheless, the question of what the actuall question is remains in hotdebate between Scientists.
Theories and Conjecture
Contrary to popular belief, dividing a constant by zero does not equal infinity, except in regards to limits. While some argue that dividing by zero is both impossible and meaningless, there are still others who believe it to be possible. Regardless of the possibility of division by zero, one consensus can be reached; if anyone were to ever complete this mathematical computation, universeending paradox would ensue destroying anything and everything.
Division itself has features of a tangent function, but works in the opposite direction. Division by zero is the point at which the result is both everything and nothing, just like tan90
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Sometimes, catastrophic events can happen when you even only THINK about dividing by zero:
 <RichLow> CAN YOU DIVIDE BY ZERO???
 <kardus> yes
 <kardus> watch
 <Not_Sir_Compuret_of_Computron> Yes.
 <kardus> OH SHI
 * kardus has quit IRC (Quit: )
The invention of Nullity to solve 1/0 = ? has generated a wave of new numbers, all of which are useful for the good of mankind. For example, Pi is no longer equal to 3.14159265358979323 and so on. Rather, it is now equal to Eleventeen. Successfully dividing by zero results in excessive undirects, and often indirects, and occasionally redirects.
It is common knowledge that Kari Byron of the Mythbusters died on June 16, 2007 while attempting to divide by zero. It is also common knowledge that Mythbusters and mathematicians are idiots.
Some argue that our universe, and the big bang that started it all, might be the result of an individual in an alternate universe who divided by zero. By studying the image righthand, we can tell that division by zero makes logical sense only if "a" is equal to zero.
Dividing by zero (÷0) in gaming
Other shit
BREAKING NEWS!
I've concluded that dividing by zero would result in a answer similar to that of multiplying by 1. e.g., Divide ONE brownie by 0. 0 = nothing, thus you are saying divide one brownie by nothing, thus resulting in the brownie, yes I just divided by zero, and yes, by the power of my awesome brain, I hereby declare "the game" null and void.
Good day sirs! toodles~
Good sir, mathematics has decided that you are a bellend, know nothing of its complexity, write tl;dr and should immediately become an hero
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Division by Zero Possible?
Any number divided by zero should result in end of universe.
X/0=.....
O SHI
(This, of course, is debatable, as the content of this article has contained division by zero at least 10 times already, and we aren't all dead yet...)
an interesting result is if you divide 0 by 0, then
0/0=1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,...,over 9000, positive infinity, negative infinity, 3i+1 and all other numbers both real and imaginary
FUCKING SWEET, PUT ON HOME WORK ALWAYS RIGHT!!!
But wait! Think of as a pie, x/0 = x, You cut the pie 0 times. So you get a whole Just like multiplying by one
What you do to survive the universe's asplosion
BTW, if you FAIL at eating yourself, repeat step one and then become an hero
Division by zero will always create a contradiction
To see the most simple example, we begin with:
A/B = C
Now, we choose B to be equal to 0, and A will be equal to 3 as in the Trinity (any non zero number). C will be left undefined, as its value does not matter. Our equation now reads:
3/0 = C
A/B = C can be rewritten as:
A = B*C
Plugging in our variables, we get:
3 = 0*C
3 = 0
The rearrangement was needed to avoid having to deal with the indeterminate.
As proven, any time a division by zero happens, a contradiction will always be formed. This means you may not divide by zero, as it will always create something that is untrue.
Indeterminate
The exception to the rule of dividing by zero yielding a contradiction is zero divide by zero. This is of the form called "indeterminate." It is called this because it 0/0 falls under two different mathematical rules. The two rules are:
 a/a = 1
and
 0/a = 0
0/0 is under both of those. Since neither has precedence over the other, we call 0/0 indeterminate. The indeterminate family has many other members, such as infinity / infinity. To be a member of this family, two different rules must apply to the same equation.
Actual Mathematical Approach to Dividing by Zero
0/5 = 0 5/0 = undefined (It just doesn't fucking exist!) 0/0 = indeterminate
NonMathematical Approach to Dividing by Zero
When you divide a shape into 4 you add 2 lines through the middle (adding to the outline). Divide by 2, 1 line. Divide by 1 no lines. Divide by 0, no outline. In other words, the confines of reality within the shape, cease to be, and the actual value is everything together, which would lead one to suggest that it's infinity, but it's not, retard, it's the biggest number possible (one which we don't know).
Other math
Zero is not part of the division group. Dividing by zero is like attempting to rotate a figure by fish degrees. It's like trying to find a whole number between 3 and 4.
Multiplication = fancy addition, division = fancy subtraction (times subtracting to get to zero): 9*3 = 9+9+9, 9/3 = 93, 63, 33 (subtracted 3 times), 9/0 = 90, 90, 90 ... ad infinitum, 9/0 ≠ ∞
A Logical Method of Dividing by Zero That STILL Equals Blackholes
So, any of you who know how to multiply by zero should know: it always equals zero. For example: 4*0=0. Another thing, multiplication goes up (2*2=4), and division goes down (4/2=2). So surely by these rules... 4/0=0. Which would also mean 0/0=0. I don't know why I said 4 so much. tl;dr? Division is the opposite of multiplication so instead of =0, =0 (negative zero). Basically no matter what, 0/0 always equals 04 5417.
The Actual Answer
The actual numeral 0 is a place holder dumbass, however most of you interpret zero as a value equal to nothing, when you divide something into no groups, you have nothing. So 1/0 = 0, simple enough? No? Then get out.
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See Also
 Double redirect
 Black Holes
 Apocalypse
 Large Hadron Collider
 Vandalize Every Equation
 Time Cube
 Combining Cyrillic Millions
 Rule 37
 Fallacious Reasoning
External Links
 Dividing by Zero as explained by Shii
 USS Yorktown decimated when dividing by zero
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