An exponent tells you the number of times the base appears as a factor. exponentiation.
For example: The exponent in is 3. This can also be written as . The exponent in is 5. This can also be written as .
Exponents are used in algebra.
It is a number or symbol, placed above and to the right of the expression to which it applies, that indicates the number of times the expression is used as a factor. For example, the exponent 3 in indicates ; the exponent x in indicates multiplied by itself x times.