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Author:
Renee Voltin

- Simplify monomials using properties of powers

Students will...

- foundations of working with exponents (example 1)
- simplify expressions with multiplication (example 2)
- simplify expressions with division (example 3)
- simplify expressions with powers (example 4)
- simplify expressions with several properties combined together (example 5)

COMPLETE SEVERAL PRACTICE PROBLEMS AT THE END (slide show)

Tutorial

By the time you complete the viewing of the 7 examples... you should be able to have a working definition of the following vocabulary:

- monomial
- constant
- coefficient
- degree
- power
- simplify

emphasizes the vocabulary of exponents, the zero property and negative exponents