Ch 15: GRE Quantitative Reasoning - Exponents: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Exponents chapter of this GRE Quantitative Reasoning Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about exponents. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the operations involving exponents required in a typical quantitative reasoning course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other quantitative reasoning work.
  • Identify the exponential concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our GRE Quantitative Reasoning Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about exponents and pass the GRE. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding equations and expressions with exponents, the properties of exponents, zero exponents or any other related topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their math learning and prepare for the GRE
  • Prefer learning math visually
  • Find themselves struggling with exponents
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to answer the quantitative reasoning questions on the GRE correctly
  • Need access to GRE math materials

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about exponents simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live GRE prep tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about exponents on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives

  • Define and simplify expressions with rational exponents.
  • Understand how to solve equations with exponents.
  • Identify an exponential function.
  • Become familiar with the five major properties of exponents.
  • Learn how to identify a negative or zero exponent.

7 Lessons in Chapter 15: GRE Quantitative Reasoning - Exponents: Tutoring Solution
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Rational Exponents

1. Rational Exponents

In this video, learn how to go from a rational exponent to a radical expression and back. No tricks or magic, just good math! We'll review the basics and look at a few examples.

Simplifying Expressions with Rational Exponents

2. Simplifying Expressions with Rational Exponents

Simplifying expressions with rational exponents is so easy. In fact, you already know how to do it! We simply use the exponent properties but with fractions as the exponent!

How to Solve Exponential Equations

3. How to Solve Exponential Equations

Read this lesson to learn the steps you need to take to solve exponential equations. You'll see that it's not too difficult; you just need to make use of one other mathematical operation in order to solve your problems.

What Is an Exponential Function?

4. What Is an Exponential Function?

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What Are the Five Main Exponent Properties?

5. 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!

How to Simplify Expressions with Exponents

6. How to Simplify Expressions with Exponents

In this video, we will put all of the exponent properties we have learned together. Don't let lots of numbers and letters confuse you! Simplifying exponents can be easy and fun!

How to Define a Zero and Negative Exponent

7. How to Define a Zero and Negative Exponent

The zero and negative exponent properties are two you will use quite a lot in mathematics. The negative exponent property can be confusing, but when you remember a couple fun ideas, you will get it right every time!

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