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## Introduction to Exponents

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An introductory video on exponents.

- What is an exponent?
- Why does 5^2 = 25?
- How do you find 3^4?
- How do you write exponents in word statements?
- What does 2^0 = 1?
- Why does a number to the zero power equal one?
- What is x^2*x^3?

Learn what an exponent is and how to compute problems using exponents. 5^2 or 5*5 or 5 squared is explained. Also, exponent problems are written in words, and numbers to exponents are computed. Then, a number to the 0 power is explained. Finally, some multiplying of numbers to exponents is discussed at the end of the video.