# How do you simplify (5x^0y^5) and write it using only positive exponents?

Sep 22, 2016

$5 {y}^{5}$

#### Explanation:

There is only one exponent which needs attention..

Recall: x^0 = 1, rarr(0^0)"" is undefined).

$5 {x}^{0} {y}^{5} \text{ gives } 5 \times 1 \times {y}^{5}$

=$5 {y}^{5}$