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n. Mathematics
The act of raising a quantity to a power.


(in a mathematical equation) the use of an exponent to raise the value of the base number to a power


(ˌɛk spəˌnɛn ʃiˈeɪ ʃən)

the raising of a number to any given power.
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Noun1.exponentiation - the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
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Created by teachers at Uxbridge High School in London and aimed for KS3, KS4 and A level students, the videos explain slowly and clearly some tricky topics such as laws of indices and trigonometry.
They assume little more mathematical background than a basic knowledge of algebra, laws of indices and logarithms, and very simple calculus.