A Google Webmaster Help thread has confirmation from Google on an old topic in SEO, the trailing slash. Here is the quick answer:
- seroundtable.com is the same as seroundtable.com/
- seroundtable.com/page is not the same as seroundtable.com/page/
So there you have it. The root, slash or no slash are the same. However, file names are different when you add or remove a slash. Keep that in mind when you create pages.
Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help.