Raise to a Power

Pronunciation: /reɪz tu ʌ ˈpaʊ.ər/ Explain

To raise to a power is to apply an exponent to a base. For example, 5 raised to the 3rd power equals 53.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, raise to a power. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 150. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Raise to a Power. 4/30/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/r/raisetoapower.html.

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