At the above referenced web page is an essay on infinitely large and infinitely small numbers. I enjoyed how the concepts were presented and perhaps you will, too."The concept started for me at an early age when my father explained to me that 1 divided by zero was infinity. Most typically, this isn’t how we approach the understanding, but the logic makes sense, which goes as follows:1 divided by 0.5 is 2.1 divided by 0.25 is 4.1 divided by 0.125 is 8.1 divided by 0.01 is 100.1 divided by 0.0001 is 10 000." Michael RosmerSource: http://www.michaelrosmer.com/zero-notation-infinitely-large-small-numbers/ Accessed: June 16, 2012.
Here is a related article on division by zero which may be of interest to readers of this post. It is from the following search: http://onlinelibrary. wiley.com/advanced/search/resultsarticleDoi=10.1002/tea.20287&scope=allContent&start=1&resultsPerPage=20
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