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Meanning of positive exponent?

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2009-12-10 03:20:47

An exponent is the power that a number is raised to. For

instance, in the expression 3^2 ("three squared"), 2 is the

"exponent" and 3 is the "base." A positive exponent just means that

the power is a positive number. For instance, the following

expression does not involve a positive exponent: 3^(-2). Horses

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