# When multiplying exponents, such as #x# times #x#, would the answer be #x^2# or #2x#?

Remember that the multiplicity of a value by itself is indicated by the exponent.

As an illustration:

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When multiplying exponents with the same base, such as x times x, the answer is x^2.

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