How to Work with Power (Bases and Exponents)

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Slide 1  How to Work with Powers (Bases and Exponents)
 By Trystan Johnson

Slide 2  "Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper."  David Hilbert

Slide 3  Basic Information:
 Base: Number being multiplied.
 Exponent: It tells how many times the base will be multiplied by.
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Slide 4  When multiplying like bases, you just add the exponents:
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Slide 5  When raising a power to a power, you just multiply the exponents:
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Slide 6  Any integer raised to negative one is the reciprocal of that integer:
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Slide 7  Any fraction raised to negative one is the reciprocal of that fraction:
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Slide 8  When dividing like bases, you subtract the exponents:
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Slide 9  Any number raised to the first power is itself:
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Slide 10  Any number raised to the zero power is one:
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Slide 11  “Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” – Shakuntala Devi