Exponents

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Taught by MrA
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on exponents, students are introduced to monomials and the rules of exponents. The transcript covers a range of topics, including simplifying monomials and polynomials, as well as proofs of some rules of exponents. Students are encouraged to work through problems on their own and a worksheet is provided for this purpose. The lesson also covers fractional exponents and the process of simplifying expressions with variables raised to different powers.

Lesson Description:

An introduction to monomials, rules of exponents, simplifying monomials / polynomials. Also, proofs of some rules of exponents.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is an exponent?
  • What is a monomial?
  • What makes something a monomial?
  • What are the rules of exponents?
  • What are the properties of exponents?
  • How do you simplify polynomial expressions?
  • How do you simplify monomials with properties of exponents?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    A really good beginning lesson on exponents and monomials. If you are struggling at all with the rules of exponents or simplifying monomial expressions, check out this lesson that explains why the rules work and how to simplify several examples. Really a good introduction to polynomials with a couple of great resources.
  • pablo47

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    An excellent lesson. Everyone should be able to grasp the concept.