"Michael F. Stemper" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in news:l41kg8$soj $email@example.com:
> On 10/20/2013 05:01 PM, Bart Goddard wrote: >> Dan Christensen <Dan_Christensen@sympatico.ca> wrote in >> news:firstname.lastname@example.org: > >>> 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. > > And if you choose the second, the binomial theorem works,
Hmmm...seems logically compelling to me...
> (We are still discussing N, right? Not R?)
"Discuss" might be too strong a word here. I think the "di" prefix means "two", suggesting some sort of back and forth. I'd say that's not happening.