What does 2 do to the fourth?

## What does 2 do to the fourth?

LIFTING TO POWER

POWER | HOW TO READ | CALCULATION OF POWER |
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32 | three to the second or three squared | 3 3 x = 9 |

53 | five to the third or five to the cube | 5 x 5 x 5 =125 |

24 | two to the fourth | 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 = 16 |

45 | four to the fifth | 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 = 1.024 |

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## How to turn a number into a power of 2?

Since raising a number to a power is equivalent to multiplying the number by itself as many times as indicated by the exponent, powers of 2 are obtained by multiplying the number 2 by itself as many times as indicated by the exponent.

## When is the base 0?

Powers with zero base Also in this case we must remember the meaning of the powers. Raising the number zero to a power always gives zero, whatever the exponent.

## How do you calculate 4 to the third?

If the base is 2 and the exponent is 3, it means that we have to multiply 2, by itself, three times, that is: 2 x 2 x 2 which gives 8 as a result ... let's solve them as an exercise:

- 2² = 2 x 2 = 4.
- 3² = 3 x 3 = 9.
- 4³ = 4 x 4 x 4 = 64.
- 5³ = 5 x .