Exponentiation is a mathematical operation, written as b<sup>n</sup>, involving two numbers
, the base b and the
so 8<sup>2</sup> = 8 × 8 = 64. In words: 8<sup>2</sup> could be called "8 to the power 2" or "8 to the
second power", or simply "8 squared".
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