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IEVref:102-02-08ID:
Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: power
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Definition: result of an exponentiation

Note 1 to entry: The term "power" is also used for an expression representing an exponentiation.

Note 2 to entry: In the power ab, a is the base and b is the exponent. The power is expressed by the words "a to the power b" or simply "a to b".

Note 3 to entry: The power with exponent 2 is the square, a 2 =aa MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadggadaahaaWcbe qaaiaaikdaaaGccqGH9aqpcaWGHbGaeyyXICTaamyyaaaa@3FC2@ , the power with exponent 3 is the cube, a 3 =aaa MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadggadaahaaWcbe qaaKqzGdGaaG4maaaakiabg2da9iaadggacqGHflY1caWGHbGaeyyX ICTaamyyaaaa@4441@ , the power with exponent −1 is the inverse, a 1 =1/a MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadggadaahaaWcbe qaaiabgkHiTiaaigdaaaGccqGH9aqpjugibiaaigdakiaac+cacaWG Hbaaaa@3F85@ , the power with exponent 1/2 is the square root, a 1/2 = a MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadggadaahaaWcbe qaaiaaigdacaGGVaGaaGOmaaaakiabg2da9maakaaabaGaamyyaaWc beaaaaa@3E1B@ .


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