## Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

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$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ To simplify the given expression, $\left( \dfrac{5w^3v^7x^{-4}}{17wx^3} \right)^0 ,$ use the laws of exponents. $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ Since any expression (except $0$) raised to the $0$ power is $1,$ then the expression above simplifies to $1 .$