Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-1 Zero and Negative Exponents - Lesson Check - Page 421: 8



Work Step by Step

A common misconception of numbers or variables raised to the 0 power is that they equal 0. However, that is not true. A rule of exponents is that any number raised to the zero power actually equals 1. Therefore, $b^{0}$ = 1
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