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*Subject*: Re: [amsat-bb] Zero to the zeroth*From*: w4sm@xxxxxxxxxx (Stacey Mills)*Date*: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 07:16:15 -0500

At 11:07 PM 11/16/98 -0500, you wrote: >Nope. e^0 is not 10^0. e is a natural log, not base 10. Sorry Bobbie, but in this computer language context the "e" is shorthand for "exponential" ie, "10" not the natural log. I know it looks weird, but there's no argument here. >Nope. 0! (zero factorial) is zero times zero which equals zero. Sorry again, but look it up! It's defined as "1". I know it doesn't seem "right" but it's definitional. -- __________________________________________________________________________ Stacey E. Mills, W4SM WWW: http://www.cstone.net/~w4sm/ham1.html Charlottesville, VA PGP key: http://www.cstone.net/~w4sm/key.asc __________________________________________________________________________ ---- Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA. To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org

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