How to express 3 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: 3 to the power of 2 can be expressed as 32 = 3 × 3 = 9
Let us proceed step by step to express 3 to the power of 2.
There are two important terms used frequently in exponents are base and powers.
To find 3 to the power of 2, we can write it in exponent form as 32 where 3 is base and 2 is power. Power should always be written on top of the base.
It means 3 is multiplied 2 times, that is, 3 × 3 = 9