Want to add an extra bit of zip to your lesson?
The star shape of this cut and paste puzzle will do just that while providing sound practice. Ten problems are incorporated into the puzzle and an outline for showing work is included.
Students will simplify exponential expressions involving negative integer exponents. This lesson is not an introductory one, but is appropriate for followup practice after the concept has been introduced.
Use this near the holidays since it is star-shaped, or at any time of the year.
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Partner Power: Negative Integer Exponents in Fractions