University of Edinburgh

BSL Maths Glossary - index - Example (symbol xn)

Subject level: General


If we have 3 to the power 2 (or 3 squared), we know that the 2 indicates that the 3 needs to be multiplied by itself : 3x3
If I sign 3 to the power 4 - this means 3x3x3x3
Or if I sign 10 to the power 4 - this would be 10x10x10x10.