Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 2


$\frac{0}{4}$ simplifies to 0 while $\frac{4}{0}$ is undefined.

Work Step by Step

Any fraction with 0 as the numerator is equal to 0, because you can't divide 0 into any other number of parts. However, you can't divide a number by 0, so $\frac{4}{0}$ is undefined.
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