# What is zero divided by 1?

Division involving the number zero is always fascinating.

## Answer: Zero divided by 1 is 0.

Let's divide zero by 1.

## Explanation:

Zero divided by any number is always 0.

0/1 = 0, where as 1/0 is not defined

If p is divided by q that means p items are to be divided among q people.

### For example,

20/5 means 20 apples are to be divided among 5 people.

Then, each person receives 4 apples.

On other hand,

if zero is to be divided by any number, that means literally 0 apples are to be shared among the given number of people.

That means items are there but there no people to share with, which is not a sensible situation.

Therefore, 1/0 is not defined.

Hence, 0 divided by any divisor gives 0 as the quotient.

Therefore, 0/1 = 0

**Thus, zero divided by 1 is 0.**

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