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Saturday, April 28, 2007
In MatheMagic, you take on the role of a young boy who is transported to the maths dimension by an evil mathemagician. You must stop his evil plan to divide by zero, simultaneously breaking the laws of mathematics and destroying the universe. The target audience is five to fifteen year olds.

This is the current work-in-progress version lacking many more levels, a completed game engine and main menu.

Name: MatheMagic
Developer: J-Factor
Category: Platform
Type: Freeware
Size: 2MB
Blogger ithamore said at 4/30/2007 05:34:00 AM:  
It has recently been proven that it is possible to divide by zero. The concept is called nullity.

The BBC has a nice piece on it here:
Anonymous jbd said at 4/30/2007 03:51:00 PM:  
The "nullity" business was crackpot meanderings. Just like every other attempt to divide by zero (which go back to the 400s or so), it is possible given the definitions to prove any number equal to any other number, i.e. 1=2. Sample proof that 1=2

This is why division by zero is prohibited in the first place.

Now, there are exotic higher maths (like on the surface of a Riemann Sphere, circa 19th century) where division by zero is possible, but it isn't the same as working in a normal arithmetical system.