Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents - Vocabulary and Readiness Check - Page 343: 1



Work Step by Step

Repeated multiplication of the same factor can be written using an exponent. We know that an exponential expression can be written as $a^{n}$ (where $a$ is the base and $n$ is the exponent). In other words, $a^{n}$ is equivalent to multiplying $a$ by itself $n$ times. For example, $3^{4}=3\times3\times3\times3$.
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