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# exponentiation

## 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.

• 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.

• 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.

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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.

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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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