# 2 To The 4th Power

## Question: 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., 24 is 16.

Let us calculate the value of 2 to the 4th power i.e., 24

## Explanation:

According to the Power Rule of Exponents,

am = a × a × a... m times

Thus, 24 can be written as 2 × 2 × 2 × 2  = 16