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Re: 0^0 = 1?

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  • Subject: [mg95609] Re: 0^0 = 1?
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 07:04:23 -0500 (EST)

On 1/21/09 at 6:48 AM, ivflam at gmail.com wrote:

>Mathematica says 0^0 = Indeterminate

This is the only reasonable choice to use. While there are some
problems where it is convenient to define 0^0 as 1, doing so
will definitely cause inconsistencies in other problems. Any
choice other than Indeterminate will lead to inconsistencies for
some problems.



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