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## exponent

[ikspō′nənt]
a superscript on a number that indicates how many times a number is to be multiplied by itself (for example, 34 = 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 = 81). In medical or scientific reports, powers of 10 are commonly used to indicate very large or very small numbers, such as in the examples 106 representing 1,000,000 or 10-6 representing 1/1,000,000. Exponents also are indicated by prefixes, such as mega- for 106 and micro- for 10-6.

## exponent

(ĕks′pō-nĕnt)
In mathematics, the number that indicates the power to which another number is to be raised. It is written as a superscript (e.g., 102 or x2 indicates that 10 and x are to be squared, or multiplied by themselves). The exponent can have any numerical value and may be positive or negative; it does not have to be a whole number.

## exponent

a number or quantity placed as a superscript to the right of another number or quantity, indicating how many times the number is to be multiplied by itself. For example, 106.
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If the Lyapunov exponents of [mu] off the flow direction are all negative, then [mu] is supported on an attracting periodic orbit.
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And the objective of the study is to determine the range for the permissible value fort the Water Saturation exponent 'n' for the reservoirs located from the well logs.
It is not possible to determine whether the exponents in Experiment 2 were (at least numerically) slightly larger than in Experiment 1 due to slight differences in adaptation level or just natural variation.
The hydraulic exponents which are the key parameters used in integrating the GVF equation vary remarkably with the flow depth.

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