Ch 4: NYSTCE Mathematics: Exponents

About This Chapter

Practice working with exponents by going through the lessons in this chapter. They were made so you can effectively get ready for the NYSTCE Mathematics exam.

NYSTCE Mathematics: Exponents - Chapter Summary

In order to help you develop your abilities to correctly solve exponent problems on the NYSTCE Mathematics exam, you can look over these lessons. They will help you review and learn new things about:

  • Using exponential notation
  • The five main exponent properties
  • Defining a zero and negative exponent
  • Exponents with decimal bases and fractional bases
  • Rational exponents and multiplying with exponents

Our video lessons have been created so you can learn more about exponents in a fun and engaging way. As you look through them, take advantage of our self-assessment quizzes. They are geared towards helping you assess your knowledge before taking the actual exam. If you are struggling with an exponent principle, you can get help from one of our online instructors.

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: NYSTCE Mathematics: Exponents
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How to Use Exponential Notation

1. How to Use Exponential Notation

Exponential notation is a mathematical method for writing longer multiplication problems in a simplified manner. This lesson will define how to work with exponential notation and give some examples of how it is used.

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!

How to Define a Zero and Negative Exponent

3. 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!

Exponents with Fractional Bases

4. Exponents with Fractional Bases

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can evaluate fractions that have exponents attached to them. Learn how the numerator and denominator behave with exponents.

Exponents with Decimal Bases

5. Exponents with Decimal Bases

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to evaluate any exponents with decimal bases. Learn what the exponent does to the decimal and how to get your answer.

Rational Exponents

6. 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.

Multiplying With Exponents

7. Multiplying With Exponents

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can use exponents to help you multiply numbers together. Learn what kinds of numbers you can multiply together with exponents and how to write them.

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