Introduction to Exponents

Introduction to Exponents
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Part of video series Exponents
Taught by muchomath
Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.
An introductory video on exponents.

  • What is an exponent?
  • Why does 5^2 = 25?
  • How do you find 3^4?
  • How do you write exponents in word statements?
  • What does 2^0 = 1?
  • Why does a number to the zero power equal one?
  • What is x^2*x^3?
Learn what an exponent is and how to compute problems using exponents. 5^2 or 5*5 or 5 squared is explained. Also, exponent problems are written in words, and numbers to exponents are computed. Then, a number to the 0 power is explained. Finally, some multiplying of numbers to exponents is discussed at the end of the video.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on December 23, 2008.
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