Wonder #2823: Can You Divide By Zero?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. an exploration of the concept of infinity
  2. the mathematical possibilities of dividing numbers by zero
  3. strategies for equitably sharing pizza within a group
  4. reviewing interesting math problems that intrigue mathematicians

Question 2 of 3

The result of dividing any number by zero is . . .

  1. infinite
  2. indivisible
  3. negative
  4. undefined

Question 3 of 3

What happens as you divide a number by increasingly smaller numbers?

  1. the answers become larger and larger, approaching infinity
  2. the answers become smaller and smaller, approaching zero
  3. the answers become negative numbers
  4. the answers become indivisible

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