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# What happens when you divide a whole number by zero?

Updated: 9/20/2023

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You perform an operation that yield a numerically undefined result and should be avoided.

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Q: What happens when you divide a whole number by zero?
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### Can you divide numerator and denominator by whole number?

Yes, as long as the whole number is not zero.

### Is the number zero even?

Yes, because you get a whole number when you divide it by 2.

### What is the whole number of a fraction with zero as the numerator?

Anything divide by 0 = 0

### What happens when you divide a number by o?

"Division by zero is undefined" is the result on a calculator.

### When you divide a whole number by a fraction less than one will the quotient be greater than or less than the whole number?

When you divide a number by a fraction between zero and one, the quotient will be greater than that number.

### What happens if a fraction has a denominator of 0?

The answer would be "undefined" as there is no way to divide a number by zero (0).

### Which is a number when you divide it by any number there is answer in whole number?

The only such number is 0, and the answer in each case is 0.For a number other than zero, dividing it by any number will not always result in a whole number.

### What happens when you add subtract multiply and divide rational numbers?

If you add, subtract or multiply rational numbers, the result will be a rational number. It will also be so if you divide by a non-zero rational number. But division by zero is not defined.

### What number is it impossible to divide by?

You can not divide by zero.

### What is the sum if zero is added to a whole number?

If zero is added to a whole number the answer would be the whole number because zero is the same as nothing

### Why do whole number require an extension?

The set of whole numbers is not closed under division (by non-zero whole numbers).

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