# How to do an exponent on macbook air?

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To get the "exponent", hold down the following keys - shift, control, command, then click the + sign key, then release them. Now type the exponent number.

## How do you raise exponents with exponents?

To raise a number with an exponent to a power, multiply the exponent times the power. Negative Exponent Rule: x–n = 1/xn. Invert the base to change a negative exponent into a positive.

## How to do exponents on ipad?

Open System Preferences. Click Keyboard > Text. Click "+" near the bottom left corner. In the Replace column, type a shortcut, such as "^2".

## How do you do exponents?

0:338:29All you need to do is take the base. And multiply it by. Itself. Two times two and you multiply itMoreAll you need to do is take the base. And multiply it by. Itself. Two times two and you multiply it with the number of times here that you have in the exponent.

## How do you add exponents?

Remember, to add or subtract numbers that have exponents you must first make sure that the base and exponent of the two terms you are trying to add or subtract are the same. If they are the same, then all you have to do is add together their coefficients and keep the base and exponent the same.

## How do you deal with exponents?

There are four important rules you must always remember when solving questions dealing with exponents.

1. Rule One: When you multiply two exponents with the same base, add the exponents.
2. Rule Two: When you divide two exponents with the same base, subtract the exponents.

## Do you multiply exponents?

In order to multiply exponents with variables, we use the same rules that are used for numbers. For example, let us multiply y5 × y3. According to the exponent rule for multiplication with the same base, we simply add the powers. This means it will be y5 × y3 = y5 + 3 = y8.

## How to get the exponent of a letter?

Superscripting

1. Start Microsoft Word on your computer.
2. Type a number or algebraic expression into a Word document. Press the "Ctrl," "Shift" and "=" keys on your keyboard to turn on the Superscript mode.
3. Enter another number or expression signifying the exponent.

## What is the symbol of exponent?

Used to raise a number to the power of an exponent.

## What is a sub exponent?

1:414:25So if we have a variable. X then a superscript of a means that X is to the power of a. So if it's XMoreSo if we have a variable. X then a superscript of a means that X is to the power of a. So if it's X cubed then this equals x times X times X so that is that is always what a superscript means in math.

## How do you do exponents in an office?

Now that you have your Word document opened, select the text that you want in exponent form. On your keyboard, press the keys CTRL + Shift + =. What is this? Alternatively, you can go ahead and hit the shortcut keys right away and start typing your text in exponent form.

## How do I get the exponents of a number?

An exponent refers to the number of times a number is multiplied by itself. For example, 2 to the 3rd (written like this: 23) means: 2 x 2 x 2 = 8.

## How do you write a negative exponent?

A negative exponent is defined as the multiplicative inversemultiplicative inverseThe multiplicative inverse of 'a' is denoted by a-1 or 1/a. In other words, when the product of two numbers is 1, they are said to be multiplicative inverses of each other. The multiplicative inverse of a number is defined as the division of 1 by that number. of the base, raised to the power which is opposite to the given power. In simple words, we write the reciprocal of the number and then solve it like positive exponents. For example, (2/3)-2 can be written as (3/2)2.

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