Negative exponents part 3

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on negative exponents, the instructor goes over more examples of simplifying expressions with negative exponents. The lesson covers different methods of solving the same problem and emphasizes the importance of carefully applying the laws of exponents. The lesson encourages students to practice and experiment with different approaches to these problems.

Lesson Description:

Part 3 of negative exponents and more examples of simplifying expressions with negative exponents.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you simplify the complex expression (x^-2n^-3/x^-4n^-2)^-3 using the rules of exponents?
  • How do you know whether to keep variables with exponents in the numerator or denominator?
  • How can you simplify (a^6b^-2)^4/(4a^-3b^-3)^3 using the quotient rule for exponents?
  • What are some different approaches to simplifying expressions with variables raised to exponents?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video shows several different approaches to simplifying a very complex expression involving variables and exponents. Some good, difficult example problems are shown using different methods.