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Unformatted text preview: 49 Negative Exponents
Objective: Use negative exponents in
expressions and equations. 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
1013 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6 a12 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6
3. 109/104 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6
3. 109/104 105 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6
3. 109/104
4. a6/a6 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6
3. 109/104
4. a6/a6 1 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6
3. 109/104
4. a6/a6
5. (12a7h2)/(4a3h) 5Minute Check
Find each product or quotient. Express your answer in
exponential form.
1. 109 * 104
2. a6 * a6
3. 109/104
4. a6/a6
5. (12a7h2)/(4a3h) 3a4h 49 Negative Exponents
Expression
23
22
21
20
21
22
23
24 Value 49 Negative Exponents
Definition of Negative Exponents
For any nonzero number and any integer n,
an = 1/an. 49 Negative Exponents
Example 1
Write 104 as an expression using positive exponents.
104 = 1/104 Definition of negative exponents. 49 Negative Exponents
Example 2
Write b/c3 as an expression using negative exponents.
b/c3 = b* 1/c3 = b*c3 = bc3 49 Negative Exponents
Assignment: 14  36 even, 37  48 all
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 Fall '08
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 Algebra, Equations, Exponents, PreAlgebra

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