# $\frac 00=$ ? Why It is un answerable? [duplicate]

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Division by $0$

What will be the answer if zero$(0)$ divided by zero$(0)$ Why It is un answerable?

$$\frac 00=\space ?$$ Thanks in Advance, Vicky

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## marked as duplicate by Douglas S. Stones, Pedro Tamaroff♦, Gerry Myerson, lhf, Asaf KaragilaNov 23 '12 at 12:10

Because any number multiplied by $0$ gives $0$. So $a \times 0 = 0$ implies that $a = \frac{0}{0}$ for any a at all. So the answer is nonsense. So we simply say that $\frac 00$ is indeterminate form.
Not "indeterminate form" but "undefined". The term "indeterminate form" is used in the context of evaluating limits, but the question is just about why the arithmetic operation of division is undefined with operands $0,0$. –  Marc van Leeuwen Feb 13 '14 at 10:56