Exponents (Basics)

You may have learned that multiplication is repeated addition. Could you imagine having to always write 3+3+3+3+33+3+3+3+3 instead of 353\cdot5 ? Or worse, writing 42+42++4242+42+\dots+42 a hundred times instead of 4210042\cdot100 ?

Now you may be thinking, what's repeated multiplication? In other words, how else can we write 333333\cdot3\cdot3\cdot3\cdot3? Continue to the next lesson to find out!

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