Base (Algebra)
Pronunciation: /beɪs/ Explain
(1) 
In algebra, a base is a number or variable that is raised to a power in
exponents
and
logarithms.^{[1]}
In the exponential expression b^{x},
b is the base and x is the exponent.
In the logarithmic expression log_{b}x, the base is
b.

(2) 
In base n numbering systems, the base of the system is the number that is
represented by the digits 10.

References
 base. merriamwebster.com. Encyclopedia Britannica. MerriamWebster. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/base.
 Fischer, George Egbert, Ph.D. and Schwatt, Isaac J., Ph.D.. Rudiments of Algebra. pg 35. www.archive.org. Fischer and Schwatt. 1901. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/rudimentsalgebr00schwgoog#page/n47/mode/1up/search/base. Buy the book
 Jones, Burton. Elementary Concepts of Mathematics. pp 4251. www.archive.org. MacMillan and Company. 1947. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/elementaryconcep029487mbp#page/n63/mode/1up/search/base. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Base (Algebra). 6/19/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/b/base.html.
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