What does it mean to have powers of 0 or 1? We can use the rules we’ve been learning to discover what these mean.

Rules of Exponents-Exponents of 0 and 1

Video Source (04:16 mins) | Transcript

Any number to the 1 power is just itself and any number to the 0 power is 1. Remember that the only exception to this rule is 0 raised to the 0 power.

## Additional Resources

- Khan Academy: The 0 & 1st Power (05:06 mins, Transcript)

### Practice Problems

**Evaluate the following expressions:**

- \(3^{1}=?\) (Solution
- \({\text{y}}^{1}=?\) (Solution
- \(5^{0}=?\) (Solution
- \({\text{b}}^{0}=?\) (Solution
- \(6^{(8-8)}=?\) (Video Solution
- \(\dfrac{{\text{x}}^{9}}{{\text{x}}^{9}}=?\) (Video Solution

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