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The Second Power of a number is the product obtained by using the number twice as a factor. Thus, 16 is the second power of 4, since 4x4-- 16.
Complete School Algebra - Page 71
by Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton - 1919 - 507 pages

## The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis; Adapted to ...

James Stewart Eaton - 1862 - 320 pages
...16, 18, and 24s. each, may be taken to form a flock of 125 sheep worth 15s. each? INVOLUTION. 34 4. A POWER of a number is the product obtained by using the number two or more times as a factor. INVOLUTION t* the process of raising a number to a power. The number...

## The Normal Written Arithmetic: By Analysis and Synthesis, Designed for ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...factor. The number itself is called the root of the power, or simply the first power. 406. The Second Power of a number is the product obtained by using the number twice as a factor. Thus, 16 = 4x4 is the second power of 4. 40^ The Third Power of a number is the...

## The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis ; Adapted to ...

James Stewart Eaton - Arithmetic - 1864 - 322 pages
...16, 18, and 24s. each, may be taken to form a flock of 125 sheep worth 15s. each? INVOLUTION. 344. A POWER of a number is the product obtained by using the number two or more times as a factor. INVOLUTION is the process of raising a number to a power. The number...

## The Philosophy of Arithmetic as Developed from the Three Fundamental ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1876 - 588 pages
...factor. Involution may, therefore, be defined as the process of raising numbers to required powers. The power of a number is the product obtained by using the number as a factor any number of times. The different powers of a number are called, respectively, the square, the cube,...

## The Normal Union Arithmetic: Graded Course, Part 3

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1877 - 232 pages
...using the number twice as a factor. Thus, 16 is the second power of 4, since 4x4-- 16. Gil. The Third Power of a number is the product obtained by using the number three times as a factor. Thus 64 is the third power of 4, since 4x4x4 = 64. 6113. The Fourth Power...

## The New Normal Written Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools, Normal ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1877 - 444 pages
...the number several times as a factor. The number itself is called the first power. 610. The Second Power of a number is the product obtained by using the number twice as a factor. Thus, 16 is the second power of 4, since 4x4 = 16. 611. The Third Power of a number...

## The New Normal Written Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools, Normal ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1877 - 438 pages
...number three times as a factor. Thus 64 is the third power of 4, since 4 x 4 x 4 = 64. 612. The Fourth Power of a number is the product obtained by using the number four times as a factor; the Fifth Power, five times as a factor, etc. 613. The Degree of a power is...

## The Normal Higher Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools, High Schools ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1877 - 528 pages
...the number several times as a factor. The number itself is called the first power. 786. The Second Power of a number is the product obtained by using the number twice as a factor. Thus, 16 is the second power of 4, since 4x 4=16. 787. The Third Power of a number...