How to Work with Power (Bases and Exponents)

By Trystan Johnson

Math
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How to Work with Power (Bases and Exponents)

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  1. How to Work with Powers (Bases and Exponents)

    Slide 1 - How to Work with Powers (Bases and Exponents)

    • By Trystan Johnson
  2. "Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper." - David Hilbert

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

  3. Basic Information:

    Slide 3 - Basic Information:

    • Base: Number being multiplied.
    • Exponent: It tells how many times the base will be multiplied by.
    • Ex.)
  4. When multiplying like bases, you just add the exponents:

    Slide 4 - When multiplying like bases, you just add the exponents:

    • Ex.)
  5. When raising a power to a power, you just multiply the exponents:

    Slide 5 - When raising a power to a power, you just multiply the exponents:

    • Ex.)
  6. Any integer raised to negative one is the reciprocal of that integer:

    Slide 6 - Any integer raised to negative one is the reciprocal of that integer:

    • Ex.)
  7. Any fraction raised to negative one is the reciprocal of that fraction:

    Slide 7 - Any fraction raised to negative one is the reciprocal of that fraction:

    • Ex.)
  8. When dividing like bases, you subtract the exponents:

    Slide 8 - When dividing like bases, you subtract the exponents:

    • Ex.)
  9. Any number raised to the first power is itself:

    Slide 9 - Any number raised to the first power is itself:

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  10. Any number raised to the zero power is one:

    Slide 10 - Any number raised to the zero power is one:

    • Ex.)
  11. 	“Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” – Shakuntala Devi

    Slide 11 - “Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” – Shakuntala Devi