# Problem #1105

 1105 For any three real numbers $a$, $b$, and $c$, with $b\neq c$, the operation $\otimes$ is defined by: $\otimes(a,b,c)=\frac{a}{b-c}.$ What is $\otimes ( \otimes (1,2,3), \otimes (2,3,1), \otimes (3,1,2))$? $\mathrm{(A) \ } -\frac{1}{2}\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } -\frac{1}{4} \qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 0 \qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } \frac{1}{4} \qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } \frac{1}{2}$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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