An introduction to exponents and how to evaluate expressions with exponents.
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Questions answered by this video:
What is an exponent?
What does 3^4 mean and what does it equal?
What does 2^3 equal?
How do you evaluate (-2)^4?
How is (-2)^4 different from -2^4?
Why does -2^4 equal -16?
How do you raise fractions to exponents?
What does (3/2)^3 equal?
How do you evaluate -(1/2)^2?
How do you raise decimals to exponents?
What does (0.3)^2 equal?
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This is a great review of exponents and how to compute expressions with exponents. Several example problems are shown, and the concept of what an exponent means is explained.