## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.1 Exponents and Their Properties - 4.1 Exercise Set - Page 235: 11

#### Answer

$\text{base: } x \\\text{exponent: } 3$

#### Work Step by Step

By definition, $x^a$ has a base of $x$ and an exponent of $a$. Hence, the given expression, $2x^3$, has the following characteristics: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \text{base: } x \\\text{exponent: } 3 .\end{array}

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