**Exponent** is a short way of writing repeated self multiplication. Example, 2^{3} = 2 x 2 x 2, the exponent denotes how many times 2 is multiplied to it self.

**Powers** are often referred as the exponent. Powers represent the base and the exponent, also it is defined as the product of repeated self multiplication.

Some Terms Used in Exponents | |
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Exponent | Term |

2 | Square |

3 | Cube |

Examples | ||
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Number | Exponential Form | Power |

2 x 2 x 2 x 2 | 2^{4} |
16 |

10 x 10 x 10 | 10^{3} |
1000 |

9 x 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 | 9^{5} |
59049 |