Why is a^{0 }= 1?
Patterns with Negative Bases
Patterns with Negative Exponents
3^{3} = 27
3^{2} = 9
3^{1} = 3
3^{0} = 1
3^{−1}= 1/3
3^{−2} = 1/9
3^{−3} = 1/27
3^{−4} = 1/81

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