# How do you write the expression (a+1)(a+1) using exponents?

${\left(a + 1\right)}^{2}$
In the same way that we have $3 \times 3 = {3}^{2}$
$\left(a + 1\right) \left(a + 1\right) \text{ " ->" " (a+1)xx(a+1)" " =" } {\left(a + 1\right)}^{2}$