I am a number that tells how many times the base is used as a factor.
An exponent is a number written as a power of a number and is equal to the number of times the base number is to multiplied by itself.
Answer: An exponent is a number that tells how many times the base is used as a factor.
Let us proceed step by step.
As we know that an exponent is defined as how many times the number is multiplied by itself.
Let us understand this with an example,
3 × 3 × 3 × 3 can be written as 34, as 3 is multiplied by itself 4 times.