March 2nd, 2012, 05:21 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2012 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  Exponent
X to the power 0 =1 prove it 
March 2nd, 2012, 06:13 AM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,766 Thanks: 4  Re: Exponent
Assume the conclusion. Q.E.D. Seriously, though. You prove it! And what if x = 0? 
March 2nd, 2012, 06:35 AM  #3  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 408  Re: Exponent Hello, Thinkhigh! What "facts" are we allowed to assume? Quote: If we can assume the Rules of Exponents, there is a proof.  
March 2nd, 2012, 06:42 AM  #4 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,766 Thanks: 4  Re: Exponent
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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