20200623, 14:03  #23 
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Well since this is a new way of thinking about division that I believe is fully rational and logical anything other than that doesn’t appear naturally. I’m not trying to ignore it but it just wouldn’t present itself unless we already know about it. Since I’m not clear on what you are asking my notation is 1 cut 0 equals 1 thing at 100% of its original size. Does that help at all?

20200623, 14:07  #24 
Jun 2020
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1 cut 0 times equals no change to the thing. That is where a cut by 0 is defined. It is still the same thing that it started out as. That is the left side of the equation.

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Cutting one physical thing into two pieces (one cut) = 1 / 2
Cutting one physical thing into 4 pieces (3 cuts) = 1 /4 Not cutting 1 thing = leaving it in 1 piece (zero cuts) = 1 / 1 Cutting 1 thing into zero pieces (an imaginary number of cuts) = 1 / 0 You are confusing the last 2. 
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I’m using the parentheses for lack of better notation 

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And, no, simply repeating your representation of division by 1 does not address my question. Cutting a thing zero times is NOT division by zero, it is division by 1. 

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20200623, 14:25  #31 
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That is politely why this is a new thought on division. But they are separate. You can’t say the equal each other because they are different concepts combined together. But to be clear we are saying the same thing. One cut zero equals one. One cut one equals 2(1/2) which also equals one when multiplied together and so on and so on.

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20200623, 14:28  #33 
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And what did the math folks say?

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