### Possible Answer

While the above argument might help convince your intuitive side that any number to the zero power is 1, the following argument is a little more rigorous. - read more

Why does 7 to the 0 power equal 1? Look at the powers of any number, but as you'd asked, let's use 7: . . 7^1 = 7 7^2 = 497^3 = 343 7^4 = 2,4017^5 = 16,807....and so on. . - read more

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