The notation an for n > 0, means a multiplied by itself n times.
For a quantity an, a is called the base and n is called the exponent or index.
Find the value of each of the following:
Any number with an exponent of 0 is 1.
Simplify the following:a) 30
Solution:a) 30 = 1
The following video shows some examples of positive exponents and zero exponent:
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