Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents - Vocabulary and Readiness Check: 2

Answer

exponent, base

Work Step by Step

We know that an exponential expression can be written as $a^{n}$ (where $a$ is the base and $n$ is the exponent). Therefore, in $5^{2}$, the 2 is the exponent and the 5 is called the base.
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