# What is 4 to the power of 1?

The power of any number represents how many times we should use the number in multiplication.

## Answer: 4 to the power of 1 is 4.

Let's simplify the above question by using rules of exponents.

**Explanation:**

We are given that, 4 to the power of 1

Basically, the rules for exponentiation states that if y is a positive integer and k is any real number, then k^{y} can be represented as:

k^{y} = k × k × … × k (y times)

Hence, 4 to the power of 1 can be written as 4^{1}, where 4 is called the base, and 1 is the power of the expression.

Therefore, 4^{1 }= 4

### Hence, 4 to the power of 1 is coming as 1.

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