Ch 5: Problems with Exponential Expressions

About This Chapter

Learn about exponential expressions and functions. See how our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes can provide you with the resources you need to pass the NY Integrated Algebra Regents Exam.

Problems with Exponential Expressions - Chapter Summary

Use this set of video lessons to learn how to solve exponential equations. Experienced instructors can guide you through the material in preparation for the NY Integrated Algebra Regents Exam. You'll explore the following topics in this chapter:

  • Defining an exponential function
  • Solving exponential equations
  • Comparing exponential growth and decay
  • Applying the order of operations to exponential expressions
  • Multiplying and dividing exponential expressions

The video lessons are led by experienced instructors, who can concisely present the material in an engaging manner. You can test your understanding with self-assessment quizzes at the close of each chapter. If you want even more help studying for the Integrated Algebra Regents Exam, you can click on lesson transcripts and key terms for this chapter.

Problems with Exponential Expressions Objectives

To receive a Regents Diploma in the state of New York, you must pass a series of five tests, including the Integrated Algebra Regents Exam. This exam requires a passing score of 65 or higher. The test is broken down into four parts, with a total of about 40 questions. Most of the exam is multiple choice, but there are sections that require you to fill in your answers to mathematical problems. You may also need to produce graphs or charts.

Topics on the Integrated Algebra Regents Exam include operations, equations, expressions, number theory, coordinate geometry, trigonometric functions and probability. You'll have three hours to take the test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: Problems with Exponential Expressions
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What Is an Exponential Function?

1. What Is an Exponential Function?

Brand new technologies don't always catch on right away because they can be expensive and don't always work as well as they should. But once the price comes down, and they start to work better, it doesn't take very long before it seems like everyone has one. Learn about the numbers behind this, exponential functions!

How to Solve Exponential Equations

2. 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.

Exponential Growth vs. Decay

3. Exponential Growth vs. Decay

How is it that it only takes four years for our computer to go from top-of-the-line to almost worthless? Well, it has something to do with what's called exponential decay, which we'll learn about here!

Exponential Expressions & The Order of Operations

4. Exponential Expressions & The Order of Operations

When performing mathematical operations, there is a specific order in which the operations should be performed. This includes when to simplify the exponents. This lesson will describe in what order exponents should be solved as you are performing mathematical operations.

Multiplying Exponential Expressions

5. Multiplying Exponential Expressions

There are certain rules that govern working with exponential expressions. This lesson deals with the rule for multiplying exponential expressions. It will describe the rule and give some examples of how it works.

Dividing Exponential Expressions

6. 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.

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