Arithmetic/Exponents/Exercise Answers
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Answers to Exponent Exercises[edit]
1. What are , , ,
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 a.

 b.

 c.

 d.
2. Write these numbers as powers of 2:
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 a.

 b.

 c.
3. What is
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4. What is
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5. Harder: Why does ? (clue: think about , for example)
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 From the first and third equations above, we can see that:
 From the first and third equations above, we can see that:

 The exponent doesn't have to be 2. The exponent can be any real number and the same logic would work. It was mentioned in the first Arithmetic chapter that a number raised to the 0 power equals 1; i. e.,