Arithmetic Reasoning Flash Card Set 673384

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Defining Exponents

An exponent (cbe) consists of coefficient (c) and a base (b) raised to a power (e). The exponent indicates the number of times that the base is multiplied by itself. A base with an exponent of 1 equals the base (b1 = b) and a base with an exponent of 0 equals 1 ( (b0 = 1).

base, power

A number with an exponent (be) consists of a __________ (b) raised to a __________ (e).