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On the Indeterminate Form \(0^0\)

by Leonard J. Lipkin (University of North Florida)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 2003

Subject classification(s): Limits | Single Variable Calculus | Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

This article gives an explanation of why most textbook examples of the form \(0^0\) have a limit of 1.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Infinite Limits: Function Values and Integrals
One-Variable Calculus | Theoretical Issues
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