# How do you write each number as a power of the given base: 100,000; base 10?

Mar 21, 2017

${10}^{5}$

#### Explanation:

$100 , 000 = 10 \times 10 \times 10 \times 10 \times 10$

The base is 10 that is the number that is being multiplied

The exponent is 5 that is the number of bases that have been multiplied.

As can be seen from the equation above, $10$ has been multiplied $5$ times so

$100 , 000 = 10 \times 10 \times 10 \times 10 \times 10 = {10}^{5}$