Week 1 Discussion Questions

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Week 1 Discussion Questions Discussion Question 1 Due Date: Day 2 [ Main forum] Post a response to the following: Explain three rules for exponents listed in the chart on p. 239 (section 4.2). Do not explain the first two definitions listed in the table (Exponent of 1 or 0). Create an expression for your classmates to solve that uses scientific notation and at least one of the rules for exponents you have described. Consider responding to your classmates by assisting them in solving the problem you created, developing their explanations of the rules of exponents, or describing real-life situations where their examples might exist. The product rule states that if the bases are the same, then we should add the exponents to multiply. x²•x³=x 5 The power rule states that if we want to raise a power to a power, we need to multiply the exponents (x³) 4 = x 12 . Another rule for exponents is the power of a product rule. This rule states that a
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2010 for the course MAT 117 MAT 117 taught by Professor Rabano during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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