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**Rumaisa****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-16
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Hello!

I actually got homework to write the difference between a Power,Index and an Exponent. I am really confused in this. I'll be very grateful to anyone who helps me but please be fast as I dont have much time! Thanks.:)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I am not following you, I thought they all meant the same thing.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**Rumaisa****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-16
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Oh thankyou so much! I can explain it really very well in my class tomorrow now that I got to know the logic! Very much thanks once again!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Rumaisa;

Welcome to the forum. That is a nice page, hope you do well.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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