


ExponentsTen to Any PowerThis tip can save you a lot of time: Ten to any power is simply the number 1 followed by a number of zeros indicated by the exponent. An example is shown below. 10^{5} Note that the result is a one followed by five zeros because the exponent on 10 was 5. Reading ExponentsIn general, a problem such as 5^{10} is read as "Five to the tenth power." Special Cases for Reading ExponentsCertain exponents have special ways of being pronounced. These make it a little easier to say, but it is not necessary that you use them.
The next page lists some resources for exponents. 

