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anonymous
 4 years ago
I forgot how to do this so can someone help me?
anonymous
 4 years ago
I forgot how to do this so can someone help me?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure, what do you need? Please post your actual question in the top section so people know what you're looking for

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i have to do it in a attach a file

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I forgot how to do this I am just drawing a blank.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. See that little number, slightly raised up? That's what you call a power. That 2 right there is written normally, but is still called a special name: a base. Specifically, that whole thing is telling you to take the 3rd power of 2. Now, what does that mean? Well, a power means you multiply the base by the number of times it tells you to. For example, anything to the second power (this is called squaring) means you multiply it by itself. The second power of 3 is...\[3^2 = 3*3 = 9\] So, what is this? \[5^4\] Well, that's 5 to the fourth power, which is \[5*5*5*5 = 625\] So, do you get this now? If so, can you tell me what the third power of 2 is? (Hint: What is 2*2*2?)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok that is what i thought but i confused 8 ok thanks
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