# How to express 2 to the power of 5?

Power or 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: 2 to the power 5 can be expressed as 2^{5} = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 = 32

Let us proceed step by step to find 2^{5}.

**Explanation:**

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

To find 2 to the power of 5, we can write it in exponent form as 2^{5}.

Here, 2 is base and 5 is power. Power should always be written on top of the base.

It means 2 is multiplied 5 times, that is, 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 = 32