1. exp^x

Hi,

This may seem silly but when you square the exponential function, so (e^x)^2, it does just give e^2x, right?

2. Originally Posted by pasleycakes
Hi,

This may seem silly but when you square the exponential function, so (e^x)^2, it does just give e^2x, right?
Yes, this is correct, and not just for e: for any $a,b,c \in \mathbb{R}, \
(a^b)^c = a^{bc}$

Maybe you should go over some exponent rules to be more confident:

Mathwords: Exponent Rules