Zero by Zero: Quote: “Our society seems to be very technologically advanced. Looks like everything has been thoroughly studied but the depths of the oceans. Our mathematics is so advanced that it’s mind boggling to many people. We have built buildings way high in the sky. Bridges longer than many cities. Obviously we are capable of great technological know how. And yet it saddens me to bring this topic up at such a late stage in the game. Yes the old division by zero problem. […]”
I was always bothered that my calculator came up with an error when it seemed logical enough that the answer was actually 0. I guess I should never have automatically assumed that all the math teachers I ever had were right.