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# Why does a number with a 0 expont euqal 0?

Updated: 9/16/2023

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12y ago

In fact, a non-zero number with an exponent of 0 is always equal to 1.

This can be explained with a simple example.

Let x = 2.

x2=4

x2=4

Thus it follows:

x2 / x2 = x0

And thus:

x0 = 4 / 4

4 / 4 = 1

Therefore x0=1.

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