# How to express 1 to the power of 2?

Power in exponents is defined as the total number of times we use the number in a multiplication. For example, 2 to the power 3 means 2 is multiplied 3 times.

## Answer: 1 to the power of 2 can be expressed as 1^{2} = 1 × 1 = 1.

Let us proceed step by step to find 1^{2}.

**Explanation:**

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

To find 1 to the power of 2, we can write it in exponent form as 1^{2}.

where 1 is base and 2 is power. Power should always be written on top of the base.

It means 1 is multiplied 2 times, that is, 1 × 1 = 1.