An exponent is a shorthand way of representing repeated multiplication of the same number by itself. The exponent indicates how many times the base number is multiplied by itself. The general form of an exponent expression is:

a^{n}

Where 'a' is the base and 'n' is the exponent. This represents 'a' multiplied by itself 'n' times.

For example, 2^{3} can be read as "2 to the power of 3" and it means 2 * 2 * 2, which equals 8.

**Product Rule:**a^{m}* a^{n}= a^{m+n}**Quotient Rule:**a^{m}/ a^{n}= a^{m-n}**Power Rule:**(a^{m})^{n}= a^{m*n}**Zero Exponent:**a^{0}= 1**Negative Exponent:**a^{-n}= 1 / a^{n}

When working with exponents and repeated multiplication, it's important to understand the rules and properties that govern their behavior. Here are some key points to remember when dealing with exponents:

- Understand the meaning of the base and exponent in an exponent expression.
- Be familiar with the product, quotient, and power rules of exponents.
- Practice simplifying expressions involving exponents using the rules.
- Remember the special cases of zero exponents and negative exponents.
- Apply the rules of exponents to solve problems and simplify expressions.

By mastering these concepts and rules, you'll be able to confidently work with exponents and repeated multiplication.

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Number and Operations (NCTM)

Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.

Develop an understanding of large numbers and recognize and appropriately use exponential, scientific, and calculator notation.