Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.4 Polynomials - R.4 Exercise Set - Page 961: 3



Work Step by Step

Any expression (except $0$) raised to zero is equal to $1$. $4^1=4$, so the given expression, $4^0-4^1$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 1-4 \\\\= -3 .\end{array}
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