Learning Exercise

Using Properties of Exponents

This assignment was created by Misty Larson of Brookings High School, Brookings, South Dakota. It combines two online tools with a set of drill problems and a set of real-world applications of exponent rules.

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Students should have already been introduced to the properties of exponents.


Exponent rules and their applications

Learning Objectives

Students will learn to use properties of exponents to evaluate and simplify expressions involving powers, and use exponents and scientific notation to solve real-life problems.