Exponents of Numbers
· 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
To complete the quizzes in the Feedback and Review section with 80% mastery
For practice and an assessment on exponents, click here: http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspDetail&ResourceID=305 .
1. For examples and a quiz, click here http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/simplifying/numberexp/index.htm .
2. To study rules 1-3 and practice problems that 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 of zero and negative exponents, click here
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 numerical bases, 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.