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It's normally a bad idea to hang around with negative people or do negative things, but we think it's OK to associate with negative exponents.
Common Core Standards: 8.EE.A.1
Discover a pattern that explains why any non-zero number to the zero power equals one.
Any non-zero number to the zero power equals one. Zero to any positive exponent equals zero. So, what happens when you have zero to the zero power?
Use odd and even rules to determine the sign of an exponential expression.
Intuition on why a^-b = 1/(a^b) (and why a^0 =1)
Fractional and integer bases raised to positive and negative integer exponents.