Quick Reference ~ A maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather Email jeather@iprimus.com.au A Maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather at www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com



• to raise a base number to the indicated exponent, by multiplying it
by itself however many times the exponent indicates.
• an exponent (index, power or order) is a small number placed
to the upper-right of a base number which shows
how many copies of the base number
are multiplied together.


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