what does ^ mean?

~Midnight.Kitten~

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Ive noticed in some people answers on here there was the ^ symbol. what does that mean in the answer? is there a term for it?
 

Matt

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The caret symbol ^ means exponent. For example:

. . . . a^5

means

. . . . a<sup>5</sup>
 

~Midnight.Kitten~

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oh thank you.
 
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