# The Distributive Property & Negative Exponents

Instructions:

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### If an exponent for a term is negative, that means that the term is _____.

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### 2. If you solve the following problem and eliminate all negative exponents, the result will be _____.

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This self-assessment quiz helps you practice using the Distributive Property and working with negative exponents. You'll be asked to understand what a negative exponent is and solve a variety of practice problems.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

• Understand what it means if a term's exponent is negative
• Calculate 4 to the power of -3
• Eliminate all negative exponents to solve a sample problem
• Apply the Distributive Property to an expression
• Determine the result of an expression if it's simplified and its exponents are switched from negative to positive

## Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve several practice problems involving negative exponents
• Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the Distributive Property
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on negative exponents and the Distributive Property