# What does #0.01/0 xx 100# equal?

##### 1 Answer

There is no answer - dividing by 0 makes the entire expression undefined.

#### Explanation:

We have

The problem we run into with this expression is the "divide by 0". Things can't be divided by 0.

Think of it this way - a fraction consists of two numbers - the numerator (which tells us the number of somethings, perhaps slices of pizza), and the denominator (which tells us the size of the somethings). For instance, the fraction

We can then look at

Or

I can write fractions like

I can write

But I can't make sense of a pizza sliced into 0 slices.

I can say something like

And so we say that anything divided by 0 is *undefined*.