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Exponent Rules

Videos, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 7 students learn about exponent rules.

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In these lessons, we will learn five rules of exponent and how to use them.

The rules of exponent are:
Product Rule:
When we multiply two powers that have the same base, add the exponents. 32 x 35 = 37

Power Rule:
When we raise a power to a power, multiply the exponents.
(32)5 = 310

Quotient Rule:
When we divide two powers with the same base, we subtract the exponents. 
36 ÷ 32 = 34

Zero Rule:
Any nonzero number raised to the power of zero equals 1.
540 = 1

Negative Rule:
Any nonzero number raised to a negative power equals its reciprocal raised to the opposite positive power.
2-3 = 1/23 Introduction to exponent rules.

Exponent Rules
Learn exponent rules through music!
Basic Exponent Properties
This video will illustrate the rules with a few examples.

Simple rules of when to add or multiply the exponents in common bases.
Exponent Rules
Rules of exponents set to music.

A brief overview of the four basic exponential laws.

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