Term |
Example(s) |
Explanation |
standard form |
5, 255, 3459 |
The standard form is the normal symbol we
write for a number |
exponent |
2^{3}, 3^{4}, 4^{6},
5^{4}, 6^{5} |
the exponent is the number of times the base is multiplied by
itself |
base |
the base is the number being multiplied |
power |
5^{4} |
the result of multiplying a number by itself one or more
times |
power of 10 |
10^{1}, 10^{2},
10^{3}, 10^{4} |
the base of the power is 10 |
coefficient |
4 x 10^{3} 15 x
4^{2} |
the number before the times sign in a term where a number is
being multiplied by a power |
expanded numeral |
5 x 10 2 x 100 + 5 x 10 + 5 x 1
3 x 1000 + 4 x 100 + 5 x 10 + 9 x 1 |
The expanded form shows the value of each digit of a number
in standard form. |
expanded numeral powers of 10 |
5 x 10^{o} 2 x 10^{2} + 5 x 10^{1}
+ 5 x 10^{o}
3 x 10^{3} + 4 x 10^{2} + 5 x 10^{1} + 9 x 10^{o} |
The expanded form shows the value of each digit of a number
in standard form using a power of 10. |