This purchase includes a PowerPoint lesson on negative exponents. The PowerPoint is designed for whole classroom instruction while the pages may be individually printed as worksheets. The PowerPoint includes an answer key.
Calculate or simplify variable problems with negative exponents.
• How do you simplify an expression with negative exponents?
• Negative exponents do not mean that the answer is negative.
• Negative exponents work just like positive ones, except that you switch the result from numerator to denominator (or vice versa).
• CCSS.Math.Content.8.EE.A.1 Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 3² × 3⁻⁵ = 3⁻³ = (1/3)³ = 1/27.