# Finding the base of an exponent

• January 21st 2010, 06:17 PM
pants
Finding the base of an exponent
Question solved guys..... I hate my Calculator
• January 21st 2010, 06:51 PM
pickslides
Trial and error is one way

$1^6= 1$
$2^6= 64$
$3^6 = \dots$
• January 21st 2010, 06:53 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by pants
Hi guys, just a quick question.

How can you find the base of an exponent using the exponent and it's product

Example: 729 = ?^6

Thanks in advance for the responses

here's a hint ...

$729 = 9^3$
• January 21st 2010, 07:21 PM
pants
sorry I'm not catching onto your hint. Ps, the base is actually a percent, it's for a probability question.