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Explain It Why is 10-0=10, but 0/10=0? Explain

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If you have 10 cookies and no one eats any -- you have 10 - 0 = 10 remaining cookies.

But -- suppose you have no cookies, but 10 hungry people -- you have 0/10 = 0. No one gets any cookies.

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