Exponents - Power Rule

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Lesson Description:

Develops the Power Rule for Exponents and Product of a Power or Quotient Rule, and examples using more than one rule.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is the power rule for exponents?
  • How do you simplify (x^3)^4?
  • Why do you multiply exponents when a variable to an exponent is raised to an exponent?
  • Why does (x^3)^4 equal x^12 and not x^7?
  • How can you simplify (a^12)^10?
  • How can you evaluate or simplify (6^3)^8?
  • How do you simplify (2x^3/m^2)^4?
  • How can you simplify (-5x^3n/m^8)^2?
  • How do you simplify complicated expressions like -4x^5m(3x^2m)^2/(2x)^3 using rules of exponents?
  • How would you simplify (-7)^22/(-7)^20?
  • What is the power of a product rule for exponents?
  • What is the power of a quotient rule for exponents?
  • How would you simplify (2m^4)^3 using rules of exponents?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    You will learn all about the power rule for exponents in this lesson. Many example problems are shown, and problems get more difficult as the lesson goes on. A couple of different ways of simplifying are shown in this video. This lesson is great for practice with exponents.