# How to express x 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: x to the power of 2 can be expressed as x^{2} = (x) × (x)

Let us proceed step by step to express x to the power of 2.

**Explanation:**

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

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

It means x is multiplied 2 times, that is, (x) × (x) = x^{2}