What does it mean instead of at the top, the power is at the bottum
Like instead of 2^4
The 4 is wrote smaller and below and beside the 2

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  1. it is called a subscript
    it is not an actual mathematical operator, but instead is an indicator.

    e.g. you often see it to label two points

    (x1 , y1)
    and (x2 , y2)

    to state that you have two points of the form (x,y) but the x's and y's are different

    e.g. if you have two points (x1 , y1)
    and (x2 , y2)
    the slope is (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1)

    Think of it as the first x ---->x1
    and the second x ---- > 2

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  2. Oh I see. Thank you

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