Does 4 times 4= 4 to the fourth power?

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Please explain what the answer is to each of these math problems. Then say whether they are equal or greater than and less than.
asked Nov 28, 2013 in Math by smile828 (27,970 points)


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No. 4 times 4 is 16. 4 to the 4th is 4 X 4 X 4 X 4 = 256 (I used a calculator), which is bigger.

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answered Nov 30, 2013 by whizkid (57,760 points)
selected Dec 3, 2013 by smile828
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4 to the fourth power would be 256, because 4x4=16, 16x4=64, 64x4=256. We just did a unit on powers and exponents!
answered Dec 13, 2013 by Cupcake549 (27,700 points)
That is really cool

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