# How to express 8 to the power of 3?

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: 8 to the power of 3 can be expressed as 8^{3} = 8 × 8 × 8 = 512

Let us proceed step by step to find 8^{3}.

**Explanation:**

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

To find 8 to the power of 3, we can write it in exponent form as 8^{3}.

where 8 is base and 3 is power. Power should always be written on top of the base.

It means 8 is multiplied 3 times, that is, 8 × 8 × 8 = 512

### Hence, 8 to the power of 3 can be expressed as 8^{3} = 8 × 8 × 8 = 512

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