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  • In the numeration system commonly used in scientific papers, the number that is raised to the power denoted by the exponent and then multiplied by the coefficient to determine the real number represented, for example, the number 6. 25 in the expression 2. 7 ´ 6. 255 = 42. 1875.
  • A reference value. (FP)
  • A number that is multiplied by itself as many times as indicated by an exponent. (FP)