The powers of 2 have become common knowledge since the computer has been a household item. Computing employs binary code which is based on the powers of 2. Committing these figures to memory will increase your efficiency with and understanding of both algebra and programming.

- 2
^{2}4 - 2
^{3}8 - 2
^{4}16 - 2
^{5}32 - 2
^{6}64 - 2
^{7}128 - 2
^{8}256 - 2
^{9}512 - 2
^{10}1,024

The powers of 3 are common throughout advanced algebra. You can increase your speed on tests and homework by memorizing them.

- 3
^{2}9 - 3
^{3}27 - 3
^{4}81 - 3
^{5}243 - 3
^{6}729 - 3
^{7}2,187 - 3
^{8}6,561