# What is a exponent in math?

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## What is a exponent in math?

An exponent is a number or letter written above and to the right of a mathematical expression called the base. x is the base and n is the exponent or power. Definition: If x is a positive number and n is its exponent, then xn means x is multiplied by itself n times.

### What are exponents 5th grade?

An exponent tells you how many times its base is used as a factor. Exponents are used to write repeated multiplication.

What is 2 the 4th power?

Raising a numbers to the power which is a positive whole number

2.2 can be written 22 “Two squared” or “2 to the 2nd power”
2.2.2.2 = 24 “Two to the 4th power” or simply “2 to the 4th””
2.2.2.2.2 = 25 “Two to the 5th power” or simply “2 to the 5th””
2.2.2.2.2.2 = 26 “Two to the 6th power” or simply “2 to the 6th””

What is 2 with an exponent of 5?

Answer: 2 to the power 5 can be expressed as 25 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 = 32. Let us proceed step by step to find 25. Explanation: There are two important terms used frequently in exponents, which are base and powers.

## What is the exponent of 36?

62=6×6=36 . (Remember, it’s not just 6×2 .) The 6 is the base and the 2 is the exponent ….Exponents.

Powers of 2 Square Numbers
23=8 32=9
24=16 42=16
25=32 52=25
26=64 62=36

### What is 10 with an exponent of 5?

100,000
10 to the 5th power is 100,000. 10 to the 5th power is equal to 105. It can be expanded as 10 x 10 x 10 x 10 x 10 = 100,000.

What are the five exponent rules?

What are the different rules of exponents?

• Product of powers rule.
• Quotient of powers rule.
• Power of a power rule.
• Power of a product rule.
• Power of a quotient rule.
• Zero power rule.
• Negative exponent rule.