Exponential Challenge (exponent properties)

Exponential Challenge (exponent properties)
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Common Core Standards
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Exponential Challenge is a higher order thinking activity that requires students to create problems that illustrate exponent rules for powers with like bases.

The properties required, include: multiplication, division, and power to a power. The challenge includes negative exponents.

In my classroom, the students completed this activities in pairs. It took about 40 minutes to complete the activity. A sample rubric is provided that illustrates a way to grade this challenge.

- Group students into collaborative pairs by ability.
- To assist in differentiating, 2 different levels of this activity are provided. Version B is more challenging than version A.
- Students work to create 3 different expressions that will evaluate to the same given answer.
- Evaluate the activity using the suggested rubric. 2 Challenge questions are included for students to earn bonus points.

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Total Pages
5 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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