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    What does ten to the six mean? Does it mean ten to the power of 6?
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    (Original post by celina10)
    What does ten to the six mean? Does it mean ten to the power of 6?
    Yes it does. It's just a shortened way of saying it.

    Please use more descriptive thread titles for future threads, thanks
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    It means it is nearly teatime.
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    (Original post by celina10)
    What does ten to the six mean? Does it mean ten to the power of 6?
    It works algebraically too: for n^m you say "n to the m", not "n to the power (of) m".
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    It means it is nearly teatime.
    If we accept that "teatime = 10^6", then, on Friday, what is the corresponding expression for 5^5?
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    (Original post by atsruser)
    If we accept that "teatime = 10^6", then, on Friday, what is the corresponding expression for 5^5?
    Crackerjack!
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    Yh it is just a shorter way of sayin it 👌🏼
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    Crackerjack!
    Indeed. That's a question that truly separates the (old) men from the boys.
 
 
 

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