exponentiation love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of raising a quantity to a power.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of affecting with an exponent or index.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mathematics, arithmetic, uncountable The process of calculating a power by multiplying together a number of equal factors, where the exponent specifies the number of factors to multiply.
  • noun mathematics, arithmetic, countable A mathematical problem involving exponentiation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So in the special case when the order of is a power of 2, we can compute the order using only on exponentiation, which is computationally feasible for the orders of magnitude we are considering.

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  • Here in one lovely equation are the five most important numbers in all of mathematics, and the three most fundamental operators: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pi Day

  • Here in one lovely equation are the five most important numbers in all of mathematics, and the three most fundamental operators: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pi Day

  • Here in one lovely equation are the five most important numbers in all of mathematics, and the three most fundamental operators: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pi Day

  • Here in one lovely equation are the five most important numbers in all of mathematics, and the three most fundamental operators: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pi Day

  • Here in one lovely equation are the five most important numbers in all of mathematics, and the three most fundamental operators: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pi Day

  • Here in one lovely equation are the five most important numbers in all of mathematics, and the three most fundamental operators: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pi Day

  • So off I go to Google largest numbers and we are learning about googol, googolplex, Graham's number, large number notation, exponentiation, tetration.

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  • I actually put a caret up-arrow there to indiciate exponentiation.

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  • So off I go to Google largest numbers and we are learning about googol, googolplex, Graham's number, large number notation, exponentiation, tetration.

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