# Ch 13: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Exponents

### About This Chapter

These lesson videos are about the properties and uses of exponents, as well as the process of simplifying exponential expressions in algebra. Use this chapter to prepare for questions on the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) exam.

## MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Exponents - Chapter Summary

Get ready to take the MTEL Mathematics/Science (Middle School) exam. These lessons have been assembled to help you improve your ability to work with exponents. They are taught by our expert instructors and are mobile-device friendly so that you may have an effective and versatile way to review:

• The five main properties of exponents
• Defining zero and negative exponents
• Simplifying expressions with exponents and rational exponents
• Converting between rational exponents to radical expressions
• Changing negative exponents to fraction notation
• Using scientific notation

For more versatility in your studies, read the lesson transcripts that will offer you written overviews of the lessons and highlight important terminology in bold. If you discover a topic you don't fully understand, be sure ask our instructors for assistance using the teacher tabs. When you complete a lesson, test your knowledge and find areas you could review further by taking the quizzes.

### MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Exponents Objectives

Individuals take the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Mathematics/Science (Middle School) exam to show their competency in middle-grades math and science so that they can earn certification as middle grades math and/or science teachers. This certification exam includes completing 100 computer-administered multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments, all in a four-hour testing session. Eight percent of your score for this exam will be based on your knowledge of number sense and operations, including exponents.

8 Lessons in Chapter 13: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Exponents
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