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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/ShareAlike License.
 noun mathematics, arithmetic, uncountable The process of calculating a
power by multiplying together a number of equal factors, where theexponent 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
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

I actually put a caret uparrow 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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