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Old 2020-06-23, 18:26   #50
Jun 2020

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Originally Posted by CRGreathouse View Post
It's hard for me to believe we're five pages in and you still haven't defined your operation.

You have a function -- not division, but your new take on it -- which takes two arguments and returns a third. Let's call it BillyB(x, y) = z. For which pairs of x and y is BillyB(x, y) defined? When BillyB(x, y) is defined, how can BillyB(x, y) = z be computed? Are there some pairs x and y for which BillyB(x, y) = x/y or BillyB(x, y+1) = x/y?
It is a function but I was told by a math professor that I have the utmost respect for to call it a new thought on division so I stuck with that until I realized the formula that it created. You can use it to graph coordinates as well.
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