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## #26 2012-11-02 07:16:29

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Hi;

It is more useful to define it 0^0 = 1. The argument for this began with Euler who first said it. Here are a couple of more mathematicians:

#### Graham Knuth Patashnik wrote:

From Concrete Mathematics p.162 (R. Graham, D. Knuth, O. Patashnik):

Some textbooks leave the quantity 0^0 undefined, because the functions 0^x and x^0 have different limiting values when x decreases to 0. But this is a mistake. We must define x^0=1 for all x , if the binomial theorem is to be valid when x=0 , y=0 , and/or x=-y . The theorem is too important to be arbitrarily restricted! By contrast, the function 0^x is quite unimportant.

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## #27 2012-11-02 13:32:00

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rapidcalculator.com

Hi guys,

We added some cool new functions:

1) We added the ability to do summations (as suggested by anonimnystefy). For example, to do the sum

you would do the command: poly_x[evalsum{x^2*y+z,x,1,14}] . The result of the summation will be in terms of
and

2) We added the ability to solve equations. This equation solving function is an exact solver. For example, to solve the equatoin
where
is the unknown, you would use the command poly_x[eqsolve(x^2+a*x+(b-3*c),x)]. Our solver will return the answer as
and
which are exact.

To do list:
1) Multiprecision (suggested by bobbym)
2) Coefficients (suggested by anonimnystefy)
3) Plotting for all variables (suggested by anonimnystefy）
4) Error message change (suggested by anonimnystefy)

Thanks again!

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Last edited by gauss_infinity (2012-11-02 13:33:35)

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## #28 2012-11-02 14:36:27

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Hi;

Very nice capability. How did you get MathJax integrated into your page?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #29 2012-11-02 16:08:55

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hi bobbym,

we just followed the instructions on their webpage...

Thanks for trying our website!!!

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## #30 2012-11-02 18:25:26

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Hi;

You are welcome.

Okay, thanks. I will look at their site.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #31 2012-11-02 23:46:12

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Amazing online calculator.

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## #32 2012-11-03 05:48:40

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Hi Shivamcoder3013,

Thanks for trying!

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## #33 2012-11-03 11:51:11

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No problem. It is the first online advanced calculator that I plan on being attune using that (other then when I have access to my 89 titanium or nspire).

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## #34 2012-11-03 12:12:02

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Yup! We will be adding more features so stay tuned!

We also try to keep usage as intuitive as possible. Much of the usage patterns are actually very similar to TI-89 or softwares like MATLAB, Mathematica, Maple. The nesting of operations and command interpretation is the same, so hopefully you get used to it fast! Moreover, some heavy operations not possible on graphing calculators will be possible on this platform due to more processing power available.

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## #35 2012-11-03 12:13:02

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0^0=1? Is this a glitch?

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## #36 2012-11-03 12:14:11

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No it is not a glitch. 0^0 is indeterminate, but for most purposes any to the power of 0 is defined to be 1 so that is what we adopted as well.

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## #37 2012-11-03 12:15:25

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Ah. Can you solve for x with it? Also, perhaps you should add a graphical interface. By the way, if you need some help coding it, feel free to ask.

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## #38 2012-11-03 12:16:37

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what do you mean solve for

with it? btw thanks again.

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## #39 2012-11-03 12:17:26

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Limits and random numbers would be nice to have as well...

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #40 2012-11-03 12:18:02

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I meant a CAS interface. Lets say you type x+2=3. Solve for x.

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## #41 2012-11-03 12:18:09

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and yup definitely, if we need help with coding we will definitely look around here

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## #42 2012-11-03 12:19:55

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yes...just do poly_x[eqsolve(x+2-3,x)]

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## #43 2012-11-03 12:20:36

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I think you should stick with 0^0 =1 . Four mathematicians and Euler define it that way.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #44 2012-11-03 12:20:41

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Sure. I am quite proficient in PHP and JS, so I might be able to help. Also, I have coded a few online calcs myself.

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Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. -Archimedes
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## #45 2012-11-03 12:21:29

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hi anonimnystefy,

yea we will put that on our list as well....

thanks!

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## #46 2012-11-03 12:22:35

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hi bobbym,

yea, we were about to hardcode it to indeterminate, but then realize most books actually use 1 for it haha so that is what we default to...

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## #47 2012-11-03 12:23:43

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And yes, you should add limits.

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Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. -Archimedes
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - Neumann

## #48 2012-11-03 12:24:35

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You are welcome. And thank you for putting your effort into this. I am sure it will be astonishing.

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #49 2012-11-03 12:25:46

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Without it defined like that the binomial theorem would have problems.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #50 2012-11-03 12:27:02

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Which 4 mathematicians?

I have discovered a truly marvellous signature, which this margin is too narrow to contain. -Fermat
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. -Archimedes
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - Neumann