Exponents - Basics

Exponents - Basics
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Covers the basic meaning of exponents that are whole numbers and how to evaluate and simplify expressions. Also defines zero exponent

  • What is an exponent?
  • What is a base?
  • What does 3^2 mean and how do you find its value?
  • What does 5^3 mean and what does it equal?
  • What does it mean to say something is squared or cubed?
  • What is 2^4 or two to the fourth power?
  • How do you know what the base is and what the exponent is in an expression?
  • What does 6^2 equal?
  • How can you find (2/3)^3?
  • What happens if the exponent is 1 such as 3^1?
  • What is b^1?
  • What does b^0 equal?
  • What does 2^0 equal?
  • What is 5^0?
  • What does 0^0 equal?
  • What is 0^4?
  • What is 3^3?
  • What is 7^2?
  • What is (1/5)^2?
  • What is 6^0?
  • What is 0^3?
  • Where can I find a bunch of examples of numbers raised to whole number exponents?
This lesson is a very basic tutorial on exponents, what they mean, and how to evaluate a base raised to an exponent. Only whole number exponents are used in the many examples in this lesson.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on October 10, 2009.
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