# Evaluate 2^0 times 5^-2?

^? means to the power. For 2^0, it's 2 to the zero power..

show work in your answer please..

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- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
2^0 = 1, 5^-2 = 0.04. Hence your answer is 0.04

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- icehoundxxLv 61 decade ago
Any value to the zero power is automatically one. Using the multiplication rule of identity, any number multiplied by one is itself.

2^0 = 1

1 * 5^-2 = 5^-2

With negative exponents, the answer becomes a fraction ...

5^2 = 25 ... so 5^-2 = 1/25

1/25 = 0.04

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- 1 decade ago
Anything to the power of zero is 1

So 2^0 =1

5^-2 , to make the exponent positive flip it so 1/5^2

therefore 1*1/5^2

the answer is 1/25.

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- 1 decade ago
any number raised to the 0 power equals 1. So, 2^0 = 1

negative exponents can be converted to positive exponents by finding their inverse. So, 5^-2 = 1/5^2 = 1/25.

Combining both above conversions, you get:

1 * (1/25) = 1/25 = 0.04

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- binnuLv 44 years ago
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
= 2^0 * 5^-2

= 2^0 / 5^2

= 1 / 25

= 0.04

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- Anonymous1 decade ago
2^0= 1

5^-2= 1/5

1/5^2= 1/25

Easy. The answer is 1/25 and if you need the answer in a decimal, it is 0.04

The answer is 1/25 or 0.04

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- Anonymous1 decade ago
shame at you for getting someone to do your homework!

Anything to power zero is always 1 so 2^0 = 1

A minus power gives 1/ (one over) so 1 / (5 squared)

which is 1/25

1 x 1/25 = 1/25

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- Anonymous1 decade ago
2^0 = 1

5^-2 = 1/5^2

So the answer is 1 x 1/25

= 1/25

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