# How do you simplify 9^0?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 9, 2015

#### Explanation:

Anything raised to

To see why, let's first consider how we **increase** the exponent of a number, by multiplying.

So, to **decrease** the exponent of a number, we **divide**.

And if we take it one step further:

We can actually *take it even further*, and end up with **negative exponents**.

So you can see why