Exponents

How exponents work

Exponent Laws

An exponent is a quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression

X^1=X

X^0=1

X^-1=1/X

(X^m)(X^n)=X^m+n

Here is a picture of how exponents work

Here's how to solve a multiplication problem

(X^6)(X^5)

6+5=11

X^11

Power Rule - Multiplying Exponents - MathHelp.com