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March 2nd, 2012, 05:21 AM   #1
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Exponent

X to the power 0 =1
prove it
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March 2nd, 2012, 06:13 AM   #2
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Re: Exponent

Assume the conclusion.
Q.E.D.

Seriously, though. You prove it!

And what if x = 0?
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Re: Exponent

Hello, Thinkhigh!

What "facts" are we allowed to assume?


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If we can assume the Rules of Exponents, there is a proof.










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Soroban and I have been working on our "good cop, bad cop" routine for a while. One of these days, maybe I'll get promoted to "good cop"!
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