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I'm sure you all know that according to the rules of elementary arithmetic division by zero is not allowed*. Also, I'm pretty sure you are familiar with the "Attempted to divide by zero" exception and some of you even write a specific catch in try...catch blocks to catch the DivideByZeroException to be able to handle it according to your application needs.


A few days ago I had to solve some very ugly bug that was caused by exactly the same approach I mentioned.

The code contained some calculation with a very large numbers and some how the results weren't close to what we expected.



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