Writing Exponents in Expanded Form

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Taught by msnewburn
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you will learn about writing exponents in expanded form and how to simplify expressions with exponents. The instructor explains the differences between 6x² and (6x)² and gives examples of how to write expressions in expanded form, showing all the components. The lesson emphasizes the importance of recognizing what number or variable goes with the exponent and how to apply the commutative property to simplify expressions.

Lesson Description:

A lesson in how to simplify expressions with exponents and what exponents mean in different situations.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you multiply variables with exponents?
  • How can you expand variables with exponents?
  • How do you rewrite exponents?
  • What is expanded notation?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    A great help for working with variables and exponents. A few common mistakes that students make with exponents are discussed in addition to some good examples.