**
Exponents of Numbers**

**
Objectives:**

· To develop and understanding of exponent of numerical bases

· To become skilled at calculations where numerical bases are taken to a power

· To be introduced to scientific notation

**
Outcomes:**

To complete the quizzes in the **Feedback and Review** section with 80%
mastery

**
Warm-Up:**

For **practice and an assessment** on
exponents,
click here:
http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspDetail&ResourceID=305
.

**New
Instruction:**

1. For

examples and a quiz, click here http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/simplifying/numberexp/index.htm .

2. To

study rules 1-3andpractice problemsthat go with each, click here http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/logs/log3/log33/log33.html and study rules 1-3 and do the practice problems that got with each.

3. To go through

a lesson and practice, click here http://regentsprep.org/Regents/math/math-topic.cfm?TopicCode=exp. There is a teacher resource page that has a neat problem on it. Just a suggestion -- read it and do it yourself and then share the power of exponents with someone else, your teacher, friend, a fellow student or a family member.

4. For an

explanation and examples ofzero and negative exponents,click herehttp://www.homeschoolmath.net/other_topics/negative_zero_exponents.php .

5. Still having troubles with

negative exponents? Click on http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/sets/select/dm_neg_exponents.html and read through some of the common question asked about negative exponents.

**Feedback and Review:**

1. To take a

basic quiz, click on http://www.mathgoodies.com/worksheets/exponents_wks.htm.

2. To go through the

4 steps, click here: http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U1L8GL.html . You must pass the quiz with 8/10 to be considered proficient.

3. For another

quiz on basic calculations with exponents of numericalbases, click on http://www.quia.com/servlets/quia.activities.common.ActivityPlayer?AP_rand=973212311&AP_activityType=3&AP_urlId=245581&AP_continuePlay=true&id=245581

**
Transfer of Knowledge of Skills:**

1. The last 3 activities are more challenging and are for you if you would like to apply what you have learned to more problems that involve fractions and decimals.

2. Click here http://www.edhelper.com/exponents1.htm. Print the worksheet, complete it, and turn it in to your instructor to be corrected.

3. Click here http://www.edhelper.com/exponents101.htm and do the Exponent Crossword puzzle. A key is provided at the bottom of the page so you can correct it when you are done.

4. Click on http://www.edhelper.com/exponents103.htm and do the crossword on Exponent Addition.