Power of literal quantities means when a quantity is multiplied by itself, any number of times, the product is called a power of that quantity. This product is expressed by writing the number of factors in it to the right of the quantity and slightly raised.
For example:
(i) m × m has two factors so to express it we can write m × m = m^{2}Learn how to read and write the power of literal quantities.
(i) Product of x × x is written as x^{2} and it is read as x squared or x raised to the power 2.How to identify the base and exponent of the power of the given quantity?
(i) In a^{5} here a is called the base and 5 is called the exponent or index or power.Solved examples:
1. Write a × a × b × b × b in index form.
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