> You can avoid the contradictions by stipulating non-zero bases in > each of the Laws of Exponents, as I have done here (see Theorems 4,5 > and 7). It's no big deal. While there are still some hold-outs for > 0^0=1, mathematicians have been leaving 0^0 undefined in this way for > nearly two centuries (starting with Cauchy in the early 19th > century).
What was it that Cauchy left undefined: natural number nought to the power of natural number nought, or real number nought to the power of real number nought?
When I last asked a similar question (16/10/2013 19:49 sci.logic) you replied "I don't think it matters." Which is odd to say the least.
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