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 Question from Kadeejah, a student: Write the prime factorization of 37 in exponential form

Hi,

"Exponential form" means anything that contains exponents. Hence if you had asked to write the prime factorization of 72 in exponential form I would have answered

$72 = 2^3 \; 3^2 .$

For your problem however 37 is a prime so I suppose you could write

$37 = 37^1 .$

Penny

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