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  • 5 years ago

Does 3x^0 = (3x)^0 ? why or why not?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    Nope, the first is 3*1 or just 3, while the second part is equal to 1 (anything to the 0 power is 1)

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    and now I have to correct myself, as 0^0 ≠ 0. But any other value raised to the 0 power is 0.

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    thats because 0^0 in an indeterminate form..... this identity only holds for rational numbers

  4. anonymous
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    you would get the same answer for \[\infty^\infty\]

  5. anonymous
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    Which is also an indeterminate

  6. anonymous
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    As soon as I hit "post" I thought to myself, dang it don't forget 0^0 :P

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