# How do you translate "x^3 * y^4" into a verbal expression?

Jul 13, 2015

The expression ${x}^{3} \cdot {y}^{4}$ can be stated as "x to the third power times y to the fourth power", or "x cubed times y to the fourth power."

#### Explanation:

${x}^{3}$ can be stated as "x to the third power" or "x cubed." ${y}^{4}$ is stated as "y to the fourth power."