# How to express 4 to the power of 2?

The power in exponents is defined as the total number of times the number is multiplied by itself. For example, 2 to the power 3 means 2 is multiplied 3 times.

## Answer: 4 to the power of 2 can be expressed as 4^{2} = 4 × 4 = 16

Let us proceed step by step.

**Explanation:**

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

To find 4 to the power of 2, we can write it in the exponent form as 4^{2} where 4 is the base and 2 is the power. The power should always be written on top of the base.

It means 4 is multiplied 2 times, i.e., 4 × 4 = 16

### Hence, 4 to the power of 2 can be expressed as 4^{2} = 4 × 4 = 16.

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