So, if I write a check for $120.45 and I write the amount as:
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one hundred twenty and........45/00
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Is the check valid, since I expressed it as a division by zero, which is mathematically meaningless?
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So, if I write a check for $120.45 and I write the amount as:
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one hundred twenty and........45/00
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Is the check valid, since I expressed it as a division by zero, which is mathematically meaningless?
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Last edited by dgodave; 08-15-09 at 02:32 PM.
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You divided by double zero, which is allowed.
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It's a convention to write it that way, not a mathematical equation.
Lim(a/x,x-->0) = inf
Lim(a/x,x-->00) = every conceivable number.
You're rich!!
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Write yourself a check.
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45/00 = 4.5 cents, old-school notation
The bigger question is you wrote a check?
What's a "check"?
Ten tenths.
I have always written mine as xx/100.
Countries I've ridden in: US, Canada, Ireland, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, China, Singapore, Malaysia
States I've ridden in: Illinois, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, California, Nevada, Missouri, Colorado
FWIW - once the check gets to the bank it's processed by electronic equipment anyway. Any human being who hppens to look at it will not care about the legal niceties - they are a "production unit" and are under the gun to get the work out the door.
Any Canadian could tell you it's not the zeros that are the problem. It's invalid since you're supposed to spell it "cheque"