### exponent

- a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
- someone who expounds and interprets or explains
- a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

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*n]* - someone who expounds and interprets or explains 2. [n] - a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

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In the expression a

^{m}, m is the exponent and a is the base. a

^{m} is the mth power of a. If this is set equal to y (y=a

^{m}) then this is called an exponential function. where

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The number that tells how many times a base is to be used as a factor

Example:

The exponent is 3, indicating that 8 is used as a factor 3 times.

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**Ex·po'nent** * noun* [ Latin

* exponens* ,

* -entis* , present participle of

* exponere* to put out, set forth, expose. See

__ Expound__ .]

** 1.** * (Alg.)* A number, letter, or any quantity written on the right hand of and above another quantity, and denoting how many times the latte...

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1. <mathematics> A number, letter, or any quantity written on the right hand of and above another quantity, and denoting how many times the latter is repeated as a factor to produce the power indicated. ... Thus a^2 denotes the second power, and a^n the xth power, of a (2 and x being the exponents). A fractional exponent, or index, is used to...

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power *noun* a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

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• (n.) One who, or that which, stands as an index or representative; as, the leader of a party is the exponent of its principles. • (n.) A number, letter, or any quantity written on the right hand of and above another quantity, and denoting how many times the latter is repeated as a factor to produce the power indicatedExponent: words in ...

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(from the article `arithmetic`) The fundamental laws of exponents follow easily from the definitions ( the table), and other laws are immediate consequences of the fundamental ones....Arithmetic of Infinitesimals`) of 1655, the result of his interest in Torricelli`s work, Wallis extended Cavalieri`s law of quadrature by devising ... ...

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exponent 1. Someone who expounds or interprets. 2. Anyone who speaks for, represents, or advocates: 'The senator is an exponent for getting out of the war.' 3. A person or thing that is a representative, an advocate, a type, or a symbol of something: 'Abraham Lincoln is considered an exponent of American democracy.' 4. A performer or practitioner...

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A number that gives the power to which a base is raised. For example, in 3

^{2} the base is 3 and the exponent is 2.

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exponent, in mathematics, a number, letter, or algebraic expression written above and to the right of another number, letter, or expression called the base. In the expressions x2 and xn, the number 2 and the letter n are the exponents respectively of the base x. The exponent indicates the power to w...

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Exponent is a cultivated variety of potato.

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In mathematics, a superscript number that indicates the number of times a term is multiplied by itself; for example

*x*^{2} =

*x* ×

*x*, 4

^{3} = 4 × 4 × 4. Exponents obey certain rules. Terms that contain them are multiplied togethe...

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*[linguistics]* An exponent is a phonological manifestation of a morphosyntactic property. In non-technical language, it is the expression of one or more grammatical properties by sound. There are several kinds of exponents: ==Identity== The identity exponent is both simple and common: it has no phonological manifestation at all. An example i...

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