# Potenzieren

## English translation: exponentiation

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 German term or phrase: potenzieren English translation: exponentiation

 23:28 Jun 26, 2003
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Science - Mathematics & Statistics / Mathematics
 German term or phrase: Potenzieren Addition: + Subtraktion: - Multiplikation: * Division: / Potenzieren: ^
 Jennifer BrinckmannMexico Local time: 06:39
 exponentiation Explanation:Hi Jennifer From the website below: In mathematics, exponentiation is a process of repeated multiplication, in much the same way that multiplication is a process of repeated addition. For example, 34 equals 3×3×3×3 equals 81. Here, 3 is the base, 4 is the exponent (written as a superscript), and 81 is 3 raised to the 4th power.... Good luck Elena
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xxxElena Sgarbo
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4 +2raise to an exponential power
 William Stein
5exponentiationxxxElena Sgarbo
4raising to a power, exponentiation, involution
 Gabi François
4raise to a power
 verbis

5 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
raise to an exponential power

Explanation:
or
raise to the power of x

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Confirmed by the \"linguadict\" dictionary at lexicool.com:

potenzieren raise to the power of

 William SteinCosta RicaLocal time: 06:39Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 4

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6 mins   confidence:
raise to a power

Explanation:
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38 mins   confidence:
exponentiation

Explanation:
Hi Jennifer

From the website below:

In mathematics, exponentiation is a process of repeated multiplication, in much the same way that multiplication is a process of repeated addition. For example, 34 equals 3×3×3×3 equals 81. Here, 3 is the base, 4 is the exponent (written as a superscript), and 81 is 3 raised to the 4th power....

Good luck

Elena

Reference: http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_(mathematics)
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4 hrs   confidence:
raising to a power, exponentiation, involution

Explanation:
= Potenzieren, Potenzierung, Erhebung in eine Potenz, Potenzerhebung

Quelle: Technik-Wörterbuch Mathematik, VEB Berlin

 Gabi FrançoisGermanyLocal time: 13:40Native speaker of: German
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