Why is Any Number to the Zero Power One?

The number raised to the zero power is equal to one because when you are raising in sequence note that the next number is always multiplied and when going in the descending order it is divided. For instance, if you have 3 to 1st power that is 3 and 3 to the 2nd is 9. Notice that from one to two you multiplied the 3 so that your answers are 3, 9, and on. Reading them in reverse you divide so .
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