Mathematik Übungen

Exponents 0, 1 and higher

30=?

Exponents

The exponent of a number x says how many times to multiply the number x by itself. Number x is called the base.

$$2^4=2×2×2×2=16$$
$$3^3=3×3×3=81$$

There are some special exponents we need to remember:

$$x^0=1$$
$$x^1=x$$
$$x^{-n}=1/x^n$$
$$x^{1/n}=√^n{x}$$

   
   

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