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## What are 3 exponents called?

You can read 72 as “seven squared.” This is because multiplying a number by itself is called “squaring a number.” Similarly, raising a number to a power of 3 is called “cubing the number.” You can read 73 as “seven cubed.”

### How do you represent exponents?

The caret (^) is used as the exponentiation operator. Note: The exponent operator should not be confused with the base-10 exponent symbol. An uppercase letter “E”, or lowercase letter “e” can be used as a base-10 exponent (scientific notation) symbol in a numeric literal.

#### What is 4th power called?

biquadrate; biquadratic; fourth power; quartic.

**Why is it called squaring a number?**

Why are they called ‘square’ numbers? These particular collection of numbers are called square numbers (or squared numbers) for the simple reason that they form the area of a square. As squares have equal sides, calculating the area is simple – just “square” (multiply by itself) one of its sides!

**How do you say to the fifth power?**

Senior Member. Normally I’d say five by ten to the five and two by ten to the eight. The power can be expressed by longer forms – we say ten to the five, ten to the power of five, or ten to the fifth power – but in a more complex expression like this, I’d use the short form.

## What does 3² mean?

3 squared is 3² = 3 × 3 = 9. 4 squared is 4² = 4 × 4 = 16. 5 squared is 5² = 5 × 5 = 25. 6 squared is 6² = 6 × 6 = 36. 7 squared is 7² = 7 × 7 = 49.

### What is another name for exponent?

exponent(noun) someone who expounds and interprets or explains. Synonyms: power, proponent, advocator, index, advocate. exponent, power, index(noun) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.

#### How do you write exponent?

In FORTRAN and other similar programming languages, you write an exponent using a double asterisk. Write the base number first, then two asterisks (with no spaces), and then the exponent. The program will interpret the number following the double asterisks as the exponent.

**What does the name exponent mean?**

An exponent refers to the number of times a number is multiplied by itself. For example, 2 to the 3rd (written like this: 23) means: 2 x 2 x 2 = 8. 23is not the same as 2 x 3 = 6.

**What does an exponent represent?**

An exponent is defined as a math term that denotes the number of times a number must be multiplied by itself. An example of an exponent is the mathematical term used to represent 4x4x4.