A power consists of a base and an exponent. Powers are used to write multiplication in an easier, more accessible way, and to simplify calculations. If you multiply a number by itself multiple times, it can be written as a power.
A power is an expression
where is called the base, and is the exponent.
The base is the number that you multiply by itself, and is how many times you will be multiplying by itself.
Write 3 multiplied by itself 4 times as a power
Write the number 25 as a power with 5 as a base
Note! If the exponent is equal to 0, the value of the power is always 1, for all bases apart from 0.