Enter the first power and the power that power is raised to in order to calculate the power of a power.

## Power of a Power Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the power of a power.

A = B ^ X^ Y

- Where A is the solution
- B is the base
- X is the first power
- Y is the second power

## Power of a Power Definition

A power of a power is defined as on exponent raised to another exponent.

## Power of a Power Example

How to calculate a power of a power?

**First, determine the base number.**This is the base number being raised to the powers. We will say this is 5 for this example.

**Next, determine the first power.**For this example the first power is 2.

**Next, determine the second power.**The second power is also 2.

**Finally, calculate the power of the power.**Using the equation above we find the value to be 5^2^2 = 625.

## FAQ

**How do you calculate the power of a power?**

Raising a power to a power is the process of raising a base number to 1 power then another power.