Why do we use exponents?

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Exponents are a lot more simple than doing mathematical question long handed. When we use exponents, it just makes a simple way to multiply the same number several times.
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Exponents are shorthand for repeated multiplication of the same thing by itself.
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8 is 2 cubed, so we have. 2^n * (2^3)n + 1) for the top and (2^4)n for the bottom. Next we multiply exponents. 2^n * 2^3n + 3) for the top and 2^4n for the bottom. Next we add exponents
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Hi, You have a key labeled [Y to the x], use it for all the powers or roots that do not have a dedicated key or key sequence. Let the key be [^] Ex: 13.675 to the power 1.33 is entered
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