# What is 1/2 to the power of 4?

Exponents are very important concepts in mathematics that make our calculations easier and can be useful to represent large numbers in compact form.

## Answer: 1/2 to the power of 4 is (1/2)^{4} = 1/16.

Let's understand the solution.

**Explanation:**

We can write 1/2 to the power of 4 as (1/2)^{4}.

Now, (1/2)^{4 }= (1/2) × (1/2) × (1/2) × (1/2) = 1/16

### Hence, 1/2 to the power of 4 is (1/2)^{4} = 1/16.

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