Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 142


Both expressions simplify to 1.

Work Step by Step

$4x^0-3y^0$ $4(1)-3(1)$ $4-3$ $1$ Here, the x and the y are being raised to the power of 0, then multiplied by 4 and 3 respectively. The result is 1. $(4x-3y)^0$ $1$ Any quantity raised to the power of 0 simplifies to 1.
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