# Ch 7: NES Middle Grades Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions

Develop your expertise in exponents and exponential expressions before you take the NES Middle Grades Math examination for teacher certification. Review with the help of experienced instructors and test your knowledge with the self-assessment quizzes.

## NES Middle Grades Math: Exponents and Exponential Expressions - Chapter Summary

This chapter's online video lessons can serve as a handy resource as you're reviewing techniques to help you better understand and solve exponents and exponential expressions. Use your accumulated knowledge when you take the NES Middle Grades Math examination. Throughout this chapter, you'll revisit mathematical shortcuts such as exponential notation. You'll also find several examples that can assist you in memorizing the rules for solving problems with exponents. Once you've completed this chapter, you might have an expanded ability to:

• Identify the five exponent properties
• Define zero and negative exponent properties
• Evaluate fractions with exponents and decimal bases
• Explain the rules for simplifying exponents
• Understand the basics of rational exponents
• Simplify expressions with rational exponents and utilize exponential notation
• Solve expressions that have exponents
• Order exponents when performing mathematical operations
• Multiply and divide exponential expressions
• Understand the power of zero
• Write fractions and decimals with exponents

These tutorial video lessons cover topics that are included on the NES Middle Grades Math teacher certification examination. The short online lessons can be studied around the clock via your mobile technology. Professionally delivered by seasoned instructors, the engaging videos are accompanied by verbatim text transcripts. You'll find related bold terms in some transcripts, and you can take the opportunity to study them further. After you've taken the quizzes that follow the video lessons, print out the results so that you'll have offline study tools.

### NES Middle Grades Math: Exponents and Exponential Expressions Chapter Objectives

The NES Middle Grades Math examination consists of four content domains: Number Sense and Operations, Algebra and Functions, Measurement and Geometry and Statistics, Probability and Discrete Mathematics. These domains account for 17%, 33%, 25% and 25% of the examination score, respectively. After you've studied sufficiently, you should be able to successfully answer the assessment's 150 multiple-choice questions on exponents, exponential expressions and other mathematical topics. The computer-administered examination has a four-hour and 15-minute time limit.

14 Lessons in Chapter 7: NES Middle Grades Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
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