Find the last digit of 4^2081 no calculator 4^1= 4 4^2 = 16 4^3 = 64 4^4 = 256 4^5 = 1024 4^6 = 4096 Notice this pattern alternates between odd exponent powers with the result ending in 4 and even exponent powers with the result ending in 6. Since 2081 is odd, the answer is 4.