Education Technology

Investigating Laws of Exponents

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.

Before the Activity

Provide each student with a copy of the attached .pdf document.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Use the home screen to investigate calculations with exponents on numerical bases.
  • Use the screen and the table to investigate simplifying expressions with exponents.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary