Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Real Numbers, and Interval Notation - Exercise Set - Page 14: 101


when n = 0, $b^{0}$ = 1 when n = 1, $b^{1}$ = b when n = 2, $b^{2}$ = b x b when n = 3 $b^{3}$ = b x b x b

Work Step by Step

Assuming that n is a natural number, $b^{n}$ would then refer to the variable b multiplying itself by n number of times.
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