1/4 = 4 pieces, 1/3 = 3 pieces 1/2 = 2 pieces 1/1 = 1
In the real number (float) domain it's obviously more complicated
If you take the stance that any float y where y = 0 is for all practical purposes an integer and apply the rule consistently, I can't see having an issue with any typical application programming scenario. Where "typical" does not include mathematical operations beyond everyday computation for the average business user.
"- A six terawatt home battery and thorium / fusion nuclear reactor (don't go for the cheap Tesla stuff, nuclear is what you need)"
What does Elon really want to know ?
1) Do you think outside the box ? - North Pole is the wrong answer.
2) Are you a math geek ? - North Pole is the wrong answer.
3) Are you the sort who recognizes that the lack of a unique answer and protests the fairness of the question? - North Pole is probably still the wrong answer
4) Will you embrace the KISS principle? - North Pole is the RIGHT answer.
The form of the teaser that I originally heard is
Help! I'm trapped in a PDP 11/70!