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Q: What is the history of exponents?

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Exponents are the expodential growth in something.

You multiply the exponents.

when two numbers are multiplied together that are exponents you multiply the bases amd add the exponents the relationship would simply be that the product exponents are the sum of the exponents being multiplied in the question

Sum the exponents.

You add exponents when multiplying. Ex: (xm) × (xn) = xm+n

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Exponents are the expodential growth in something.

You can see some of its history here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_(mathematics)#History_of_the_notation

The exponents are added.

you do not do anything when you add numbers with exponents. you just figure out the answer. it is only if you multiply numbers with exponents, where you add the exponents..

Fractional exponents follow the same rules as integral exponents. Integral exponents are numbers raised to an integer power.

Add the exponents

The laws of exponents work the same with rational exponents, the difference being they use fractions not integers.

In algebraic equations, exponents can contain variables. They can be solved for by using logarithmic rules for exponents.

You can have negative exponents anywhere. When they are in the denominator, they are equivalent to positive exponents in the numerator of a fraction.

When multiplying something with exponents, you add it. When dividing something with exponents, you subtract it.

When multiplying numbers with exponents, you add the exponents.

You multiply the exponents.