Exponents are one of the hardest things to do, yet there easy.
They are pretty easy , one of the easiest mistakes is multiplying the number by the Power.
Notes An exponent is a positive or negative number placed above and to the right of a quantity. It expresses the power to which the quantity is to be raised or lowered. In 4 to the 3rd POWER, 3 is the exponent and 4 is called the base. It shows that 4 is to be used as a factor three times. 4 × 4 × 4
Order of Operations The Order of Operations states that exponents go second behind parentheses.
Example In This problem what would you do first? What would you do second?