1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Powers of nubmer

  1. Apr 26, 2005 #1
    8 to the power of 0 is 0 right or is it 1?


  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 26, 2005 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    x^0 is a bit like x/x.

    x^0 = 1, for all Real numbers, except 0.
  4. Apr 26, 2005 #3


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Any quantity raised to the zero power is defined to be one.

    8^0 = 1

    - Warren
  5. Apr 26, 2005 #4
    thanks guys
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook