On Thursday, October 17, 2013 1:37:50 PM UTC-4, Bart Goddard wrote: > Dan Christensen <Dan_Christensen@sympatico.ca> wrote in > > news:firstname.lastname@example.org: > > > > > It works because you will still have the same values at every other > > > point. > > > > No, it doesn't have the same values at every other point. > > ("Point"? Really?) For instance, if you define 0^0=3, > > then: > > > > 3^2 = (0^0)^2 = 0^(2*0) = 0^0 = 3 >
Good point! That's why I stipulate that a non-zero base for the Power of a Power Rule (Theorem 5) which you use in your 2nd step.