# How do you write as an exponent?

### How do you write as an exponent?

A better way to approach this is to use exponents. Exponential notation is an easier way to write a number as a product of many factors. The **exponent tells us how many times the base is used as a factor**. Example 1: Write 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 using exponents, then read your answer aloud.

### What is the exponent symbol?

The **caret (^)** is used as the exponentiation operator. Note: The exponent operator should not be confused with the base-10 exponent symbol. An uppercase letter “E”, or lowercase letter “e” can be used as a base-10 exponent (scientific notation) symbol in a numeric literal.

### How do you type an exponent in word?

Use these steps to type an exponent in Word. Open your document in Word. Position your cursor where you want the exponent in the document. Type the number or character for the exponent, then use your mouse to select it. Select the Home tab at the top of the window.

### How do you type exponents on a Chromebook?

Here’s how to type exponents on a Chromebook by using Google Docs: Open your file in Google Docs. Select the number or letter you want to turn into an exponent. Go to the menu bar above the file. Open the “Format” tab and click “Text.” Choose the “Superscript” feature from the drop-down menu. Click to enable it.

### Where do you find exponents in a formula?

Exponents are often found in business documents where they are most commonly used in compound interest formulas. In addition, software developers, engineers and scientists often need to include exponents in their work.

### Can you use superscript to type exponents in Excel?

As in MS Word, Excel doesn’t have the same superscript command in Word, which you can use to type exponents. The superscript in Excel works differently from the one in MS Word. It does have the equation tool that can also be used for this task. However, it also works completely different from that of Microsoft Word.