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- Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:17 am
- Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
- Topic: A contradiction regarding the size of negative numbers
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### Re: A contradiction regarding the size of negative numbers

If we divide 1 by b, we know that as long as b is greater than zero, the smaller b becomes, the larger the value of 1/b becomes. For example, 1 divided by 2 is 1/2, 1 divided by 1 is 1, and 1 divided by 1/2 is 2. As the value of b approaches zero, the value of 1/b approaches infinity. So, the small...