exponentIn mathematics, an exponent is a small number (or symbol) above and to the right of another number (or symbol) signifying how many times the number is to be used in multiplication.  Therefore, 33 is 3 x 3 x 3.  24 is 2 x 2 x 2 x 2.  M3 is M x M x M.  2x is 2 multiplied x number of times.

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Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.