Vintage Mechanical Calculator Shows Why It's a Bad Idea To Divide by Zero

Vintage Mechanical Calculator Shows Why It's a Bad Idea To Divide by Zero

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Curta Mechanical Calculator, a small, hand-cranked mechanical calculator introduced by Curt Herzstark in 1948. It can be used to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and (with more difficulty) square roots and other operations.  considered the best portable calculators available until they were displaced by electronic calculators in the 1970s.

Curta Mechanical Calculator, a small, hand-cranked mechanical calculator introduced by Curt Herzstark in 1948. It can be used to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and (with more difficulty) square roots and other operations. considered the best portable calculators available until they were displaced by electronic calculators in the 1970s.

A copy of Charles Babbage's difference engine, originally designed in 1854, was the first mechanical calculator.

Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine

A copy of Charles Babbage's difference engine, originally designed in 1854, was the first mechanical calculator.

A Vintage Mechanical Calculator Spins Wildly While Trying to Divide by Zero

A Vintage Mechanical Calculator Spins Wildly While Trying to Divide by Zero

A vintage Facit mechanical calculator spins wildly while it tries to divide by zero in a video posted by MultiGlizda. Dividing a number by zero gives an undefined result, so the machine is i…

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ADDING MACHINE NEW 1976 Mechanical Calculator Counting Machine Arithmometer USSR #ADDINGMACHINEMechanicalCalculator

ADDING MACHINE NEW 1976 Mechanical Calculator Counting Machine Arithmometer USSR #ADDINGMACHINEMechanicalCalculator

A mechanical calculator made in Switzerland.  Used by car rallyists back in the day.

A mechanical calculator made in Switzerland. Used by car rallyists back in the day.

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