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# Exponents

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Exponent
A number placed above and to the right of another number to show that it has been raised to a power. For example, 32 indicates that 3 has been raised to a power of 2, or multiplied by itself; 32 is equal to 9.
Power
is the product of multiplying a number by itself. Usually, a power is represented with a base number and an exponent. The base number tells what number is being multiplied. The exponent, a small number written above and to the right of the base number, tells how many times the base number is being multiplied.
Base
The number that is going to be raised to a power.
Zero Power Rule
Simplified answer is equal to 1
Power to power rule
Indicates that you multiply exponents. Remember to distribute to all exponents within parentheses
Product rule
Indicates that you add exponents that have like bases
Quotient rule
Indicates that you subtract exponents with like bases
Negative rule
Cross the line and change the sign of the exponent
Power of 1
When there is no exponent indicated it is automatically this