Welcome to 10 to the negative 10th power, our post about the mathematical operation *exponentiation of 10 to the power of -10*. If you have been looking for 10 to the negative tenth power, or if you have been wondering about 10 exponent minus 10, then you also have come to the right place. The number 10 is called the base, and the number minus 10 is called the exponent. In this post we are going to answer the question *what is 10 to the negative 10th power*. Keep reading to learn everything about ten to the negative tenth power.

## What is 10 to the Negative 10th Power

10 to the negative 10th power is conventionally written as 10^{-10}, with superscript for the exponent, but the notation using the caret symbol ^ can also be seen frequently: 10^-10.

10^{-10} stands for the mathematical operation *exponentiation of ten by the power of negative ten*. As the exponent is a negative integer, exponentiation means the reciprocal of a repeated multiplication:

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