July 18, 2015
There are a variety of different rules that you are going to have to memorize on exponents. There is no way around this, as the GMAT will find ways to test your knowledge of exponents from all different angles. We will work on giving you the logic as well so that you do understand these rules and move beyond pure memorization.
The basic anatomy of an exponent is as follows:
In this example, x is called the base and y is called the exponent.
Another example is as follows...