Ch 4: Dividing Radicals & Exponential Expressions Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Dividing Radicals & Exponential Expressions chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach strategies for dividing these types of expressions in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our curriculum as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Dividing Radicals & Exponential Expressions chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Exponent properties Arithmetic with signed numbers, the five main exponent properties
Tuesday Division of radical expressions Applications of the quotient of powers property, methods for simplifying radical expressions and rationalizing the denominator
Wednesday Division of exponential expressions Strategies for dividing exponential expressions with similar and different bases
Thursday Negative exponents Methods for converting negative exponents to fractions
Friday Reciprocals Steps for taking the reciprocal of a radical

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: Dividing Radicals & Exponential Expressions Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

1. Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

Signed numbers are often referred to as integers. Integers include both positive and negative numbers. In this lesson, you will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers.

What Are the Five Main Exponent Properties?

2. What Are the Five Main Exponent Properties?

We'll look at the five important exponent properties and an example of each. You can think of them as the order of operations for exponents. Learn how to handle math problems with exponents here!

Quotient Of Powers: Property & Examples

3. Quotient Of Powers: Property & Examples

The quotient of powers rule states that when dividing two powers with the same base, just subtract the exponents. Don't worry if that doesn't make sense off the bat; this lesson will clear everything up, give some examples, and provide a quiz for you to test your knowledge.

Dividing Radical Expressions

4. Dividing Radical Expressions

When dividing radical expressions, we use the quotient rule. This lesson will describe the quotient rule and how to use it to solve these radical expressions.

Dividing Exponential Expressions

5. Dividing Exponential Expressions

Any time you work with expressions that contain exponents, you have to follow a specific set of rules that are not the same as when you are working with expressions that do not contain exponents. This lesson will describe the rules associated with dividing terms that contain exponents.

Changing Negative Exponents to Fractions

6. Changing Negative Exponents to Fractions

A negative exponent isn't like a normal exponent. In this lesson, we'll learn about negative exponents and how they lead us to fractions. We'll practice with numbers and variables.

Division and Reciprocals of Radical Expressions

7. Division and Reciprocals of Radical Expressions

Watch this video lesson to learn what you need to do when dividing radical expressions. Learn what you need to look out for before you divide and why you can't leave your radical in your denominator.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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