MAFS.8.EE.1.1 & MAFS.8.EE.1.2

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Multiplying powers
When multiplying powers with the same base, add the exponents.
Dividing powers
When dividing powers with the same base, subtract the exponents.
Positive exponents
Positive exponents represent how many times a number is being multiplied by itself.
Negative exponents
In a negative exponent, the base moves to the denominator in a fraction that has 1 for the numerator.
Rational (fractional) exponents
Rational exponents represent powers and roots at the same time.
exponent
The number that indicates how many times a base is used as a factor. Repeated multiplication.
base
When a number is raised to a power, the number that is used as a factor is the base.
power
An expression produced by raising a base to an exponent.
Zero Exponent Property
Any number, except for zero, taken to the zero power is equal to 1.
Negative Exponent Property
Take the multiplication inverse or reciprocal of the power. Repeated division.
Product of Powers Property
When multiplying powers with the same base, add the exponents.
Quotient of Powers Property
When dividing powers with the same base, subtract the exponents.
Power of a Power Property
Multiply the power outside the parenthesis by the power of each base inside the parenthesis.
Inverse Operations
The undoing of an opposite operation
Algebraic Equation
A mathematical sentence that contains an equals sign.
Reciprocal
Two numbers whose product is 1
Distributive Property
a(b + c) = ab + ac
When one of the factors of a product is a sum, multiplying each addend before adding does not change the product.
Combine like terms
terms that contain the same variable
Integer exponent
an exponent that is an integer
Integer
All whole numbers (both positive and negative) and zero.