20200623, 14:29  #34 
Jun 2020
29 Posts 
As an engineering student we have math and engineering professors so my apologies for not being more specific. I also shared with a statistics and physics professor
Last fiddled with by BillyB on 20200623 at 14:29 
20200623, 14:29  #35  
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
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Division: numerator / divisor = some result You: (numerator)(divisor1) = some result What do you write when when the divisor = 0? I don't care about the result. Everyone here already knows what the result is when dividing by zero. Last fiddled with by retina on 20200623 at 14:30 

20200623, 14:32  #36 
Jun 2020
29 Posts 
I’ve already mentioned some of it. That I can’t call it division but rather a new thought or theory about it. Another one told me a lot of great things about it including that it contradicts everything in the math department. I wasn’t sure about what he meant so I began to dig deeper and it lead me down this road of asking questions about our current division and not stopping until I either understood and couldn’t provide a solution or figuring out how my theory could be a solution.

20200623, 14:42  #37  
6809 > 6502
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If it contradicts everything in the math department, then either your idea is flawed, or all of known math is wrong. 

20200623, 14:48  #39  
Jun 2020
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20200623, 14:53  #40  
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Jun 2006
My evil lair
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1/2 is how many times can we cut things of size 2 from a thing of size 1. 6.4 / 1.7 is how many times can we cut things of size 1.7 from a thing of size 6.4. 1/0 is how many times can we cut things of size 0 from a thing of size 1. 

20200623, 14:55  #41  
Jun 2020
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20200623, 14:57  #43 
Jun 2020
29 Posts 

20200623, 15:16  #44 
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Aug 2009
U.S.A.
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Offtopic, somewhat.
Seeing all the fractions in the pizza video reminded me of my father. He worked over 25 years in a road construction machine factory. He could look at a bolt head or a nut and say what size it was. He would get 8th's and 16th's right every time. He was also a parttime carpenter. He could glance at a tapemeasure and do the same thing. He struggled with millimeters when it became common much later in his life. 
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