Simplifying Monomials

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Taught by MrA
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, we learn how to simplify monomial expressions using the rules of exponents. The instructor goes through many example problems, emphasizing the difference between a quantity being squared and a negative being squared. We learn how to distribute exponents, subtract exponents, and move negative exponents. By the end of the lesson, we have a good understanding of how to simplify different types of monomial expressions.

Lesson Description:

Example problems for simplifying monomial expressions using the rules of exponents.

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  • How do you simplify monomials?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    Some practice problems with simplifying monomial expressions, for anyone needing extra practice. This lesson does not pretend to teach anything new or different, but it is a good lesson trying more example problems. Also, the homework helps build a stronger foundation in simplifying expressions. This is the lesson to check out if all you need is more practice.
  • lilbrown

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video is really helpful to me and what im learning in class!It really breaks it down and makes to problem easy. This is a great way to learn math when you need help at home.I would recommend this site to my siblings and friends. It makes something hard to easy and interactive cause i can see it from my teachers method to this teachers method and find which way works for me best!