How to write 27 as a power? How to write 243 as a power? How to write 256 as a power?

See the following examples.

Problem: Write 27 as a power of 3

Solution:

27 = 3 * 9 =

3 * 3 * 3 = 3^{3}

3 * 3 * 3 = 3

Problem: Write 243 as a power of 5

Solution:

243 = 9 * 27 =

3 * 3 * 3^{3} =

3^{2} * 3^{3} =

3^{2 + 3} = 3^{5}

3 * 3 * 3

3

3

Problem: Write 256 as a power of 8

Solution:

256 = 4 * 64 =

2 * 2 * 2^{6} =

2^{2} * 2^{6} =

2^{2 + 6} = 2^{8}

2 * 2 * 2

2

2