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Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by VictorUSA: 7:32pm On Jan 13 |
Ask God 1 Like |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by House1411: 8:02pm On Jan 13 |
Because any number multipled by zero is zero |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by EQRELOADED1: 8:12pm On Jan 13 |
Na God. |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by xtivin(m): 8:15pm On Jan 13 |
You cant give what you dont have.....simple!!! |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by Pr0cter: 8:22pm On Jan 13 |
H |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by illicit(m): 8:39pm On Jan 13 |
I never passed mathematics.... It's annoying |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by Thablownmindset: 8:45pm On Jan 13 |
OP it's simply because there are laws that Govern Mathematics!!! but let's bring it to Our daily life perspective, As human being can you give what you don't have?? The Answer to the above Question is NO Zero can't power any number up neither does it reduce them but instead it null them to Zero. Just has you can't impact when you have not been impacted |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by Karleb(m): 8:47pm On Jan 13 |
Stubborn82: It was ingenuity like his that gave birth to flat earthers and so many conspiracy theories. Still better than snake threads tho. 5 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by falcon01: 9:00pm On Jan 13 |
Stubborn82:make I No lie, we wey dey do this kind thinking no be genius, Na nonsense!! I've been thinking stupid things and nothing positive has come out of it 3 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by sisisioge: 9:25pm On Jan 13 |
Because you are basically saying the number appears in nil |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by eastOFwest(m): 9:30pm On Jan 13 |
BobFischer: Lol! You made me laugh. Look at it this way. If you have no money (Zero Naira) and all your brothers, sisters, relatives, extended relatives etc all have no money (Zero Naira), even if there is a hundred of you all together, the combination of all your money is still no money (Zero Naira). Mathematically put - 0 x100 = 0. 4 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by shopwiser: 9:33pm On Jan 13 |
Worldliness: . because of stinginess I could perfectly understand the last statement 1 Like |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by Henuell(m): 9:37pm On Jan 13 |
If you multiply the oranges by zero which mean none existent,so if you times your self by death,what do you get DEATH...so it mean the oranges arentt existing anylonger or weren't existing |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by shopwiser: 9:39pm On Jan 13 |
eastOFwest:what about if all my brothers, sisters, relatives, extended relatives etc all have money and none of us is broke (Zero Naira), if you combine all our money together in 100 places and no one is broke. Mathematically put 100 x 0 = 0. why is it still zero and not 100. 2 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by tuzle(m): 10:10pm On Jan 13 |
BobFischer:but commutative law state that they are the same |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by eastOFwest(m): 11:09pm On Jan 13 |
shopwiser: If somebody's entire family (100 altogether) All Have Money (1 billion naira each) and none is broke, if we combine all their money together in 100 places and none is broke then mathematically put 100 x 1 billion = 100 billion. Guy, I don't know what you are on about. 100 x 0 = 0 because 100 times of nothing is still nothing. If nothing occurs 100 times then it's still nothing. 100 (hundred) x 0 (nothing) ie 100 occurrences of zero is still = 0 0 (nothing) x 100 (hundred) ie zero (or no) occurrences of 100 (basically 100 did not even occur at all - nothing occurred) is still = 0 2 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by patoski39(m): 11:11pm On Jan 13 |
Following |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by eastOFwest(m): 11:12pm On Jan 13 |
shopwiser:...if you went to the bank 100 times and on each occasion you withdrew 0 (NO) money, you will still have 0 (NO) money. Basically, it doesn't matter how many times you go or the bank, if on each occasion you come back with no money then you visits to the bank have amounted to 0 (NO) money in total. 1 Like |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by BOOKWORMLUX(m): 11:22pm On Jan 13 |
In ma ss1, i made a mistake due to this same issue and it led to my failing the test. 22x0, i put 22, that was how every oda calculatn in the statistics table was wrong due to that mistake. Since then, i always use calculator to verify ma answer. Even if na 1+1 4 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by olurili(m): 3:32am On Jan 14 |
Worldliness:best explanation |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by BaEnki(m): 4:34am On Jan 14 |
BobFischer: Very simple! I’ll simplify this, Zero (0) ≈ nothing, and you can’t get something out nothing. Multiply “anything“ by “nothing” will always yields nothing. |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by emae009(m): 7:55am On Jan 14 |
smartty68: so if you multiply the same 6 luggages by 2, then suddenly 12 luggages will appear?? 2 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by femi4: 8:48am On Jan 14 |
BobFischer:Zero means nothing You cannot have multiples of what NOTHING |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by Stubborn82: 9:45am On Jan 14 |
falcon01: No, you don't get it, the result of this thinking is not to get the norm right result but to generate unexpected idea. 2 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by otomatic(m): 10:53am On Jan 14 |
Chapter 1 of "50 mathematical ideas you really need to know by Tony Crilly" discusses "zero" and its mathematical importance. It's an interesting read and I recommend it for your research. 2 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by mu2sa2: 10:55am On Jan 14 |
I don't think op's puzzle has been cracked. 0 × 3 = 0 ( the answer is logical: nothing 3 times is still nothing). But why is 3 × 0 =0 (this is illogical: e.g if I have 3 apples and try to multiply it 0 times, I can't, but my 3 apples should remain 3, not 0. In case the puzzle can't be cracked in Queen's English, I beg let somebody try good old pidgin - maybe this will help, because with pidgin you are not constrained by rules of grammar ( just say it any how- the language is immaterial as long as the meaning is plain). 5 Likes |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by sojfarm: 12:24pm On Jan 14 |
Because anything associated with zero must become zero Just like you can give what you don't have |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by lytech1(m): 12:26pm On Jan 14 |
BobFischer:If 3 are in nothing places,where did u put the 3? |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by abcond: 12:26pm On Jan 14 |
Law of multiplication |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by TeemahBeddings: 12:27pm On Jan 14 |
Mathematics did me shege 12years ago. We thank God for life. |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by lateezy(f): 12:27pm On Jan 14 |
Anything/ anyone associated with failure is equal to nothing |
Re: Why Is Any Number Multiplied By Zero Equals To Zero? by Bioles1187(m): 12:27pm On Jan 14 |
Please delete d screenshot...cc S1MP |
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