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    Divisibility

    The Division Algorithm says that m=nq+r, where 0\leq r < n, n \geq 2.

    I understand that when r=0, m is a multiple of n, or  m is divisible by n.

    Technically, we say when m=0 and r=0, n|0.

    Now, my question is this: When we divide 0 by n, we really have nothing to divide, but why n|o? Could anyone explain?
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    0=0*n
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    Quote Originally Posted by chiph588@ View Post
    0=0*n
    0=0n+0 :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drexel28 View Post
    0=0n+0 :P
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