The two in the
expression is called
the base,
and the 3 is called
the exponent
(or power).
Exponent
Division

How to
Understand
the
Process
Exponent
Division

General
Rule
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is a
number
,
and
all
exponents
are
integers
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is a
variable
,
and
all
exponents
are
integers
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is a
variable
, and
the
exponents
are
positive
fractions
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is a
variable
, and
the
exponents
are
positive
and
negative
fractions
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is a
variable
,
and
exponents
are
positive
decimals
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is a
variable
,
and
exponents
are
positive
and
negative
decimals
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is a
variable
, and
the
exponents
are
algebraic
expressions
Exponent
Division

when
each base
is
different
Exponent
Division

using
a
0 (zero)
exponent
Exponent
Division

with
a
combination
of bases
and
exponents