# What is an exponent?

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2015-06-19T20:33:16+08:00

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An exponent stands for how many times the value is being multiplied
2015-06-19T20:44:22+08:00

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Exponent indicates the number of times the base is raised to a power, or it is the number of times the base is raised to a power, or it is the number of times that the base is used as a factor.

this is a number or variable placed to the upper right of a number or mathematical expression that indicates the number of times the number or expression is to be multiplied by itself, as in 2⁴ which equals 16.