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Definition Of Zero Property Of Division

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What Is Zero Property Of Division?


This property is a subset of Properties Of Division. To learn about other Properties Of Division see Properties Of Division.
  • Zero divided by any number is zero. An example follows:
    0 ÷ 3 = 0
  • There is also a very special case: any number divided by zero is undefined (no answer).
    3 ÷ 0 = invalid/answer undefined in math



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Abstract Example


0 ÷ 5 = 0
    0 = 0
0 ÷ a = 0
    0 = 0
5 ÷ 0 = invalid and undefined
a ÷ 0 = invalid and undefined


If you want to learn about the Math Properties of Addition, Multiplication, or Subtraction see Math Properties.