# What is 2 to the 4th power?

The exponent or power of a number shows how many times the number is multiplied by itself.

## Answer: The value of 2 to the 4th power i.e., 2^{4} is 16.

Let us calculate the value of 2 to the 4th power i.e., 2^{4}

**Explanation:**

According to the Power Rule of Exponents,

a^{m} = a × a × a... m times

Thus, 2^{4} can be written as 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 = 16