Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.1 Exponents and Their Properties - 4.1 Exercise Set - Page 235: 9

$\text{base: } 2x \\\text{exponent: } 5$

Work Step by Step

By definition, $x^a$ has a base of $x$ and an exponent of $a$. Hence, the given expression, $(2x)^5$, has the following characteristics: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \text{base: } 2x \\\text{exponent: } 5 .\end{array}

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