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Hello sir

Sir Exponents and multiplication are same.Or they are different.

Sir Power and Exponents are same or they are different.

Hi Aishwarya,

Exponents are used to represent repeated multiplication.  For example, 2 ^ 3 = 2 x 2 x 2 .

If only numbers are involved, the terms "power" and "exponent" tend to be used interchangeably.

If we have variables or functions, "power" is used when the variable is in the base, "exponent" when the variable is raised.  Examples:
Power : x ^ 4
Exponent : 2 ^ x


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