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That is not what mathematicians mean by an irrational number, which is a number with an infinitely long decimal expansion. You will note that since division is the inverse of multiplication, dividing by small numbers has the same effect as multiplying by large numbers, and so dividing by zero, which is an infinitely small number, is equivalent to multiplying by infinity. The result in most cases is deemed to have no mathematical meaning.

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