## Fractional Exponents: Rules, Method & Examples

If an exponent of a number is a fraction, it is called a fractional exponent. Exponents show the number of times a number is replicated in multiplication. For example, 42 = 4×4 = 16. Here, exponent 2 is a whole number. In the number, say x1/y, x is the base and 1/y is the fractional exponent. … Read more