In the expression am, m is the exponent and a is the base. am is the mth power of a. If this is set equal to y (y=am) then this is called an exponential function.

If m and n are real numbers and a and b are positive numbers then,

If m and n are positive integers then,

See also: Base, Logarithm.

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Subjects: Mathematics