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#1 2009-06-09 18:48:38

DarkLightA
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Registered: 2009-05-27
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0^0

I think 0^0 is just as interesting as dividing by 0 (very interesting), but that is possibly because it is:

n^0=n/n where n is any number but 0.

So what about 0^0?

Well, there are multiple arguments:

0^0=1, because n^0=1
0^0=0, because 0/0=0
0^0=∞, because 0/0=∞

And then you get back into the dividing by 0 scenario...


Please share your thoughts about this.



DLA

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#2 2009-06-09 19:18:13

JaneFairfax
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Re: 0^0


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#3 2009-06-09 20:47:04

noobard
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Re: 0^0

JaneFairfax wrote:

Hw?


Everything that has a begining has an EnD!!!

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#4 2009-06-09 22:17:51

MathsIsFun
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Re: 0^0

It can depend on your application, but generally it is indeterminate

(See bottom of Laws of Exponents)


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#5 2009-06-10 01:05:59

noobard
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Re: 0^0

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Everything that has a begining has an EnD!!!

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