## Introduction to Exponents

Introduction to Exponents
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Part of video series 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.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on December 23, 2008.