Integer Exponents Part 2

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, we learned about simplifying expressions with exponents and the rules of exponents. We saw how to cancel out like terms and how to handle negative exponents. We also looked at some examples of multiplying and combining like terms with variables. By the end of the lesson, we were able to simplify expressions with multiple variables and exponents.

Lesson Description:

The second part of the integer exponent series, including simplifying expressions with exponents and rules of exponents.

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.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What are the rules for exponents?
  • How do you simplify expressions with exponents in fractions?
  • How do you rewrite negative exponents?
  • When you multiply variables, why do you add the exponents?
  • What is x^2*x^3?
  • What is 2x^2 + 3x^2?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson takes off from the end of the last video, but with more complicated expressions. After watching this video, you should really understand how to simplify expressions with exponents using the rules. The difference between adding and multiplying variables is also explained.