Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.4 - Integers: Multiplication and Division - Problem Set 1.4 - Page 27: 97


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The mathematical explanation can be complicated, but consider this in terms of practical purposes. If you were to divide 0 slice of pizza four ways, everyone would get 0 slices of pizza, so 0 divided by four is 0. However, if you were to divide four slices of pizza 0 ways, you could not say how many slices of pizza each person would get.
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