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### "Positive" K/D ratio

How is a ratio greater then 1 NOT positive?!

I thought you were a math instructor.

" A positive number (e.g., positive real number, positive rational number, positive integer) is one that is greater than zero"

Paero

Senior Member

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Wootcakes:
Since when is division the same as subtraction?

And yes, being a math instructor it does get on my nerves.

since / can also be used as a seperator

melek

Senior Member

I've never heard someone say 'my ratio was positive'.. I always say 'At least I was positive!'.

I never hear the word ratio there, people have always just talked about their net kills being a positive or negative number...

br0kn

Member

Hey, OP AND math instructor. Whats the >>>>RELATIVE<<<< ratio of NEGATIVE 9 to Zero?

Bet you say that its a 9!!! Wich direction? NEGATIVE?

Shut up.

Wootcakes

Member

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ZGBudai:
How is a ratio greater then 1 NOT positive?!

I thought you were a math instructor.

Sorry, I am mostly arguing about the "negative" aspect of it. I just find it funny that when people talk about their win-loss ratio, they always speak in terms of being greater than or less than 50%, which makes sense. However, when they talk about kill-death ratio, they all of a sudden revert back to a rudimentary understanding of math.

You are correct ZGBudai, all ratios are positive (or zero).

Schn

Senior Member

I agree. The technically correct terminology would be K-D is positive/negative or just K>D, K<D or K=D.

br0kn: what? -9/0 is dividing by zero anyway.

Paero

Senior Member

U cant divide by zero! Hahaha u all lose

Serois

Member

You can not get a fraction of a kill. You get a kill or you do not.

Well, I guess there are assists.

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Paero:
U cant divide by zero! Hahaha u all lose

Nuff' said.