Prove the following

Question:

InĀ 2n, n is known as

(a) base

(b) constant

(c) exponent

(d) variable

Solution:

(c) We know that an is called the nth power of a; and is also read as a raised to the power n.

The rational number a is called the base and n is called the exponent (power or index). In the same way in 2n,n is known as exponent.

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