# Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-1 Zero and Negative Exponents - Lesson Check - Page 421: 6

1/8

#### Work Step by Step

Recall, anything raised to the zeroth power is 1, and $a^{-n}= \frac{1}{a^{n}}$. Thus, we simplify this expression and solve: $2(a)^{-4}b^{0}=\frac{2}{(a)^{4}}=2/(2^{4})=1/8$

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