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Unformatted text preview: Section 8.1 Zero and Negative Exponents Objectives Simplify exponents Evaluate expressions with exponents in them Review exponents 2 = 3 2 2 -2 2 (-2) 2 -3 3 (-7) 4 5 3 New Rules!! a =1 0 a -n 1 = n a Examples 1) 3 -4 2) (-7) 0 3) - 2 0 4) 7 -1 5) - 3 -2 1 6) - 2 - 4 A few more................... 7) 3ab -2 8) 1 x -5 9) 4 x -2 6x Evaluate g = -2 h=5 2) 1) g h -2 -3 0 g 2 h 0 0 -1 3) 2 g 4h -3 4) g h 6) 5) - g -2 -h -2 Homework Page 397 (1-15 odd), (46-50 all) (17,21,25,29,33,37,41)(63-67 odd) ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course ALGEBRA 098 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '09 term at Grand Valley State.

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