The Powers of Numbers
A little exponent goes a long way!
You are correct. The product formed by using 2 as a factor three times, and no other factors, is 8:
2 × 2 × 2 = 8.
Let’s examine this matter a little more closely because it’s central to understanding how to convert numbers from one system to another.
When 2 is used as a factor 3 times, is 3 a factor of the product?
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