In keeping with the honored pedagogical technique of "First tell 'em what you are going to tell 'em, then tell 'em, then tell 'em what you told 'em," we summarize. If you are dealing with limits, then 0^{0} is an indeterminate form, but if you are dealing with ordinary algebra, then 0^{0} = 1.

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*Editor's note:* *This article was published in March of 2008.*