Rational Numbers are in a form of p/q. Why do we insist that q not equal to 0?

Asked by abhinavkumar281 | 1st Apr, 2014, 04:35: PM

Expert Answer:

Any number divide by zero will tend to infinity.
 
Thus, p over 0 rightwards arrow infinity
 
There is no such particular number like infinity.
 
Therefore, for a finite rational or any number denominator should not be equal to zero.

Answered by  | 2nd Apr, 2014, 08:41: AM

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