Ch 19: 6th-8th Grade Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions

The video lessons in this chapter on exponents and exponential expressions teach students the properties of exponents, how to solve mathematical problems with exponents, how to simplify exponent expressions and how to use scientific notation. Along with these short video lessons, students will also take lesson quizzes to help them understand the material they are learning.

6th-8th Grade Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions

The video lessons in this chapter for 6th through 8th grade math students teach the properties of exponents, how to complete math operations when working with exponents, how to use scientific notation and how to simplify exponential expressions. In addition to the video lectures by expert instructors, these videos also include a number of example problems to help students grasp the material. To further reinforce what students learn these videos are accompanied with lesson quizzes.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What Are the Five Main Exponent Properties? In this lesson instructors teach students the five main exponent properties and why they are used.
How to Define a Zero and Negative Exponent This lesson shows how to define zero and negative exponents.
Exponents with Fractional Bases Instructors in this lesson demonstrate how to simplify fractions raised to an exponential power.
Exponents with Decimal Bases This lesson teaches students how to simplify decimal numbers raised to an exponential power.
How to Simplify Expressions with Exponents This lesson gives students the opportunity to practice applying exponent properties while simplifying expressions.
Rational Exponents Instructors define rational exponents and explain why they are used.
Simplifying Expressions with Rational Exponents Instructors guide students as they use exponent properties with rational exponents.
Multiplying with Exponents This lesson explains relationships between exponents and multiplication.
Scientific Notation: Definition and Examples Instructors show students what scientific notation is and how to write in it.
How to Use Exponential Notation This lesson demonstrates how to write in exponential notation.
Simplifying and Solving Exponential Expressions Instructors in this lesson explain how to simplify exponential expressions.
Exponential Expressions & The Order of Operations This video lesson teaches students how to simplify expression using the order of operations.
Multiplying Exponential Expressions Instructors teach students how to multiply exponential expressions.
Dividing Exponential Expressions This lesson shows how to divide exponential expressions.
The Power of Zero: Simplifying Exponential Expressions Instructors in this lesson show how to simplify exponential expressions by raising real numbers to the powers of 0.
Negative Exponents: Writing Powers of Fractions and Decimals This video lesson teaches students how to convert bases with negative exponents to fractions and decimals.

16 Lessons in Chapter 19: 6th-8th Grade Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
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