Re: Can I define 0^0 to be 1 for a notebook

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg63174] Re: Can I define 0^0 to be 1 for a notebook*From*: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>*Date*: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 07:22:35 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 12/15/05 at 6:07 AM, thomas.??? at balliol.ox.ac.uk (Thomas Schmelzer) wrote: >If I enter 0^0 Mathematica keeps teeling me that this is an >indeterminate expression. Can I define for a single notebook the rule >"0^0 = 1?" How to do that? This can be accomplished as follows: Unprotect[Power] Power[0,0]=1 Protect[Power] This technique can be used to modify the output from virtually any built in Mathematica function. However, modifying built in functions is generally not a good idea and will likely lead to unexpected (and possibly incorrect) results. -- To reply via email subtract one hundred and four