I have the following pattern and i need an equation that if x = 1 then y will equal the fist number of it, if x = 2, then y will equal the 2nd number.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The pattern is:

2, 4, 16, 256, 65536

Hint: It keeps squaring itself.

Any ideas?

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# I Need An Equation

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