Exponents, Progressions, Present Value

  • Jim Dewhurst
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Abstract

The manipulation of symbols is helped by the use of abbreviations. The commonly accepted abbreviation for a × a is a2, for a × a × a is a3 and more generally, for a × a × a… × a (n times) is a n , and n is called the exponent or index.

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© Jim Dewhurst 1988

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