On Friday, November 1, 2013 11:29:52 PM UTC-4, Bart Goddard wrote: > Dan Christensen <Dan_Christensen@sympatico.ca> wrote in > > news:firstname.lastname@example.org: > > > > > > > As I have said repeatedly, it is assumed to be a natural number, but > > > no specific value is assigned to it. So, yes, that makes it > > > "undefined." What is your point, Barty? > > > > The point, as I've said repeatedly, is that your > > "theorem" assumes that it has a value. If it's not > > defined, then it has no value (or meaning.)
0^0 is undefined in the same sense that the number x is undefined in 0*x = 0. Any value works in both cases.