Date: Oct 17, 2013 3:15 PM
Author: Dan Christensen
Subject: Re: Formal proof of the ambiguity of 0^0

On Thursday, October 17, 2013 1:37:50 PM UTC-4, Bart Goddard wrote:
> Dan Christensen <Dan_Christensen@sympatico.ca> wrote in
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> news:558531f1-602a-4393-8320-058f4c011303@googlegroups.com:
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> > It works because you will still have the same values at every other
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> No, it doesn't have the same values at every other point.
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> ("Point"? Really?) For instance, if you define 0^0=3,
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> 3^2 = (0^0)^2 = 0^(2*0) = 0^0 = 3
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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.

Dan
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