# How to express 2 to the power of 16?

Powers or exponents are defined as the total number of times we use the number in a multiplication. For example, 4 to the power of 3 means 4 is multiplied 3 times.

## Answer: 2 to the power of 16 can be expressed as 2^{16} = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × … 16 times = 65,536.

Let us proceed step by step to write 2 to the power of 16.

**Explanation:**

The two crucial terms used frequently in exponents are base and powers.

To find 2 to the power of 16, we can write it in exponent form as 2^{16}, where 2 is base and 16 is power.

It means 2 is multiplied 16 time. So, 2^{16} = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 = 65,536

### Hence, 2 to the power of 16 can be expressed as 2^{16} = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × … 16 times = 65,536.

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