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Ch 19: PSAT Math: Exponents

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Review the elements of exponents to prepare for the PSAT. Video lessons and quizzes incorporate all of the elements of the exponents section in a simple and clear manner.

PSAT Math: Exponents - Chapter Summary

Watch our video lessons that cover exponent concepts for help when preparing for the PSAT math test. Our exponent video lessons provide insight on the following topics:

  • Identifying the five main exponent properties
  • Defining zero and negative exponents
  • Simplifying expressions with exponents and rational exponents

With the help from our exponent-based lessons, you will be better prepared to work toward a high score on the PSAT math test. These lessons allow you to focus on key elements by watching bite-sized, easy-to-understand videos. We also offer supplementary quizzes that test your knowledge regarding exponents. After you complete these quizzes, you're given immediate feedback on the concepts you excel at and the concepts you'll likely need to spend more time studying.

PSAT Math Objectives

The PSAT math test has 48 questions across two sections (calculator and non-calculator) that must be completed within 70 minutes. The following three areas are emphasized on the PSAT math test:

  • Heart of Algebra
  • Problem solving and data analysis
  • Passport to Advanced Math

Cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), the PSAT aims to help you become familiar with the SAT format, and it allows you to gauge your preparedness to take the SAT. Your PSAT scores are used to identify trouble areas that need to be strengthened. By taking the PSAT, you are granted the opportunity to use the NMSC's tools for college and career planning. The NMSC may select you to participate in their scholarship programs depending on your PSAT scores.

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