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Re: Zero to the zeroth



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.




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