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Re: lisp question

From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: lisp question
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 21:10:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.98 (darwin)

A Soare <address@hidden> writes:

> What determined the mathematicians to give the definition of x^0 = 1,
> not defined for x=0 ?

Because 0/0 is undefined:

       x^1      x
x^0 =  ---- =  ---
       x^1      x

x=0 ->  0/0.

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