What is the value of x^2 + x^0 when x = 4 ?

x^2 + x^0

= 4^2 + 4^0 {substituted 4 in for x}

= 16 + 1 {evaluated exponents.....yes, 4^0 is 1}

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= 4^2 + 4^0 {substituted 4 in for x}

= 16 + 1 {evaluated exponents.....yes, 4^0 is 1}

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