FAQ: Learn Python: Syntax - Exponents


#1

This community-built FAQ covers the “Exponents” exercise from the lesson “Learn Python: Syntax”.

Paths and Courses
This exercise can be found in the following Codecademy content:

Computer Science
Data Science

FAQs on the exercise Exponents

Join the Discussion. Help a fellow learner on their journey.

Ask or answer a question about this exercise by clicking reply (reply) below!

Agree with a comment or answer? Like (like) to up-vote the contribution!

Need broader help or resources? Head here.

Looking for motivation to keep learning? Join our wider discussions.

Learn more about how to use this guide.

Found a bug? Report it!

Have a question about your account or billing? Reach out to our customer support team!

None of the above? Find out where to ask other questions here!


#2

I don’t understand someone please answer
Q). Since each person is requesting 6 quilts, we’ll need 6 * 6 * 6 * 6 squares. Can you think of a way to express that as an exponent?

One quilt is 6x6=36
so 6 quilts for 6 people would be 36*6= 216
why is there an extra times 6 for the answer 1296?


#3

6 quilts for 6 people is 36 quilts
if each quilt is 36 squares, then the total is 36 * 36 squares


#5

One quilt is 36 squares
6 people want a quilt
All 6 people want 6 quilts

36 * 6 * 6 = answer to the question