Applies to:


Mathematics, Statistics

Board Grade(s)

CBSE Grade 10, ICSE Grade 9


In the world of math, many strange results are possible when we change the rules. But there’s one rule that most of us have been warned not to break: don’t divide by zero. How can the simple combination of an everyday number and a basic operation cause such problems?

Learning Resource


Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to…

  1. Zero is the integer just before the number 1. It is an even number (-4, -2, 0, 2, 4) and is neither positive or negative. In fact, it’s the only natural number (also called counting numbers) that is not positive. The value of the number zero is nothing.

Teaching Aids

    • Suggested Teaching Method

      1. Show Video
      2. Set Expectations
      3. Exercise to elicit thinking
      4. Apply/Assess
      5. Discussion with briefing
    • Assessment Template

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