Posted by **Celest** on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:24pm.

please check:

10 to the 1st power = 10*1???

10 to the 0 power = 10*0???

I'm not sure.

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**Celest**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:26pm
I don't get how 10 to the 0 power equals 1

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**Steve**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:27pm
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10^3 = 10*10*10

10^2 = 10*10

10^1 = 10

10^0 = 1

10^-1 = 1/10

10^-2 = 1/100

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**Steve**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:29pm
or, if you know the laws of exponents,

10^m / 10^n = 10^(m-n)

if m=n, say 3,

10^3/10^3 = 10^(3-3) = 10^0

but 10^3/10^3 = 1

10^(m-m) = 10^0 = 10^m/10^m = 1

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