## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 24

9

#### Work Step by Step

We are asked to evaluate the expression $8x^{0}+1$. In general, $a^{0}=1$ when a does not equal 0. Therefore, $8x^{0}+1=8(1)+1=8+1=9$.

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