Negative Exponents - Fractions with Powers Raised to Powers (Example)

Get a little practice. The video contains three examples of simplifying fractions involving negative exponents. Pupils get an opportunity to refresh their knowledge of exponent properties as they watch the presenter use different methods to simplify the expressions

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members simplify the expressions before showing the video with the solutions
  • Develop groups to create a set of similar problems along with solutions
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be comfortable with the properties of exponents

  • Uses colors to show the two different methods
  • Posts the exponent properties as a reference

  • None