Ch 19: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Exponents

About This Chapter

The Exponents chapter of this Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about exponents.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Exponents chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the exponent topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the exponent topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Properties of exponents
  • Exponential notation
  • Negative exponents
  • Order of operations with exponents
  • Exponent multiplication

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5 Lessons in Chapter 19: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Exponents
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What Are Exponents? - Definition, Properties & Rules

1. What Are Exponents? - Definition, Properties & Rules

Exponents are the mathematical shorthand that tells us to multiply the same number by itself for a specified number of times. This lesson will not only explain how the exponent works but also discuss the seven distinct properties, or rules, that govern its use.

How to Use Exponential Notation

2. 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.

Negative Exponents: Writing Powers of Fractions and Decimals

3. Negative Exponents: Writing Powers of Fractions and Decimals

Most numbers can be written in different ways, either as a fraction, decimal or exponent. This lesson will teach you how to write fractions and decimals using exponents and how to convert between the two.

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 With Exponents

5. 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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