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Topic: Formal proof of the ambiguity of 0^0
Replies: 163   Last Post: Nov 13, 2013 10:45 AM

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 Bart Goddard Posts: 1,706 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Formal proof of the ambiguity of 0^0
Posted: Oct 20, 2013 6:01 PM

Dan Christensen <Dan_Christensen@sympatico.ca> wrote in

> Whether there are two possibilities or ten or an infinite number, the
> end result is the same.

No, it's not. If one defines 0^0 = 0 or 0^0 = 1, then
the exponent laws work. If you choose anything else,
you get 3 = 9. Your assertions are contrary to fact.
End of story.

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