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Meaning Of Exponents

About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 9:12
  • Media: Video/mp4
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unrestricted
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 84 MB
  • Posted: 07/22/2010

This lesson is part of the following series:

Combined Beginning Algebra and Geometry Series (30 lessons, $24.75)
Algebra Help for Beginners 3.5 Hours (14 lessons, $19.80)

Exponents are everywhere in Algebra. You just can't get very far without understanding what they are and how they work. When you watch this video you will learn exactly that.

Exponents are wonderful shortcuts and they speak a language of their own. Always begin at the beginning, at the most basic level. You will have a good foundation that way and you will build your confidence in mathematics.

Download the Guide and along with me as you watch the video. Pat yourself on the back every time you are correct. I know that will be most of the time. :) If it isn't, ask me to slow down or repeat something for you by stopping the video and replaying what you need to hear and see again.

The download the Practice Sheet.

Master these little, tiny numbers and they will never defeat you.

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Sandra Wilkes
Sandra Wilkes
30 lessons

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Lesson Outline:

A. What Is An Exponent?
B. What is The Base?
C. What Do Exponents Mean?
D. What Does It Mean To Evaluate?
E. How Do Parenthesis Help You With Exponents?

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