Adding & Subtracting with Exponents


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In this term, which number represents the 'base'?

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2. How can you add the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Addition and subtraction are simple enough on their own, but bring exponents into the mix and there are new rules you'll need to go over. This quiz tests you on how to add and subtract wth exponents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This exponent quiz tests your ability to:

  • Know what represents the base in a given term
  • Add terms with exponents
  • Understand how to add two given terms together
  • Recognize the coefficient of a given term
  • Determine a given term's exponent

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the relevant information found in the lesson on exponent addition and subtraction
  • Problem solving - use this information to add two terms together that contain exponents
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge that you have acquired about how to add and subtract when exponents are involved

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Adding & Subtracting with Exponents covers the following objectives:

  • Explain what exponents correspond to
  • List the rules for adding and subtracting exponents
  • Provide example problems