# EXPS 1 | Lesson 1 | Explore (Expand This!)

## Expand This!

Complete the missing fields in the table and answer the question below.

In the expression $$x^3$$, $$x$$ is called the base and 3 is the exponent. The exponent tells you how many times the base is being used as a factor.

7.  Which form is easier to use and why?