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If you multiply two polynomials, some terms might cancel out, but the term with the highest exponent will always survive the cancellation process.Mathematician Disproves 80-Year-Old Algebra Conjecture|Erica Klarreich|April 12, 2021|Quanta Magazine
For computer scientists and mathematicians, opinions about “exponent two” boil down to a sense of how the world should be.
If exponent two is achievable, then it’s possible to carry out matrix multiplication as fast as physically possible.
Since then mathematicians and computer scientists have jockeyed to lower the exponent further.New Algorithm Breaks Speed Limit for Solving Linear Equations|Kevin Hartnett|March 8, 2021|Quanta Magazine
She established an institute that conducted classes, wrote a book on the practice, and became one of its chief exponents in the United States.Marie Mongan, champion of hypnobirthing, dies at 86|Olesia Plokhii|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Brilliant as an exponent of the virtues in Spenser, Dante, Chaucer, Lewis could not write his own poetry.
The biggest laugh was claimed by the writer, actor and gay-rights exponent, Stephen Fry.
Not as an exponent of entertainment, but as part of the group having a pleasant, homey evening.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
It is this also which renders the dictionary meaning of a word, by universal remark so imperfect an exponent of its real meaning.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
Nothing came of the plan, which is a pity, as each was a supreme exponent of his point of view.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
Sherman was the chief Union exponent of the tactical gift that makes marches count as much as fighting.The Civil War Through the Camera|Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
All this prepared the way for the advent of Margaret Fuller, and brought about the condition of which she was the exponent.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
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A number placed above and to the right of another number to show that it has been raised to a power. For example, 32 indicates that 3 has been raised to a power of 2, or multiplied by itself; 32 is equal to 9.