# What is 3 to the power of 8?

We will solve the above question by using the multiplication rule of exponents which represents how many times to use the number in a multiplication.

## Answer: 3 to the power of 8 is 6561.

Let's solve this exponential form question by using the exponent rules.

**Explanation:**

Given that, 3 to the power of 8.

According to the exponent rules.

3 to the power of 8 can be written as 3^{8}.

Where the number 3 is called the base, whereas 8 is the power of the expression.

Therefore, we can rewrite 3^{8} = 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3

So, 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 = 6561