# What is 4 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 4 to the 4th power i.e., 4^{4} is 256.

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

**Explanation:**

According to the power rule of exponents,

a^{m} = a × a × a... m times

Thus, 4^{4} can be written as 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 = 256.