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What does 10 4 mean?

It means 10 multiplied 4 times

  10 4 = 10 × 10 × 10 × 10

 

Similarly

     5 2 = 5 × 5

     2 3 = 2 × 2 × 2

     4 8 = 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 × 4

     3 5 = 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3

 

Here,

  10 4 is called 10 to the power of 4

  5 2 is called 5 to the power of 2 or 5 squared

  2 3 is called 2 to the power of 3 or 2 cubed

  4 8 is called 4 to the power of 8

  3 5 is called 3 to the power of 5

 

 

  1. Chapter 13 Class 7 Exponents and Powers
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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.