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Pre-Algebra: Exponents and Roots

Find study help on exponents and roots for pre-algebra. Use the links below to select the specific area of exponents and roots you're looking for help with. Each guide comes complete with an explanation, example problems, and practice problems with solutions to help you learn exponents and roots for pre-algebra.

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    Subscripts and Superscripts Help

    Subscripts vs. Superscripts Subscripts are used to modify the meanings of units, constants, and variables. A subscript is placed to the right of the main character (without spacing) and is set below the base line. Superscripts almost always ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Power-of-10 Notation Help

    Introduction to Power-of-10 Notation A special technique is used to express, and to make calculations involving, gigantic and minuscule numbers. The scheme is like using a mathematical telescope or microscope. How many grains of sand are there ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Power-of-10 in Action Help

    Addition and Subtraction in the Power-of-10 Let’s see how power-of-10 notation works when we want to do simple arithmetic using extreme numbers. Addition Addition is best ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Significant Digits Help

    Introduction to Significant Digits—Multiplication, Division, and Exponents The number of significant figures, also called significant digits, in a power-of-10 number is important in real-world mathematics, because it indicates the degree ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Extreme Numbers Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Subscripts and Superscripts Help Power-of-10 Notation ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Powers and Exponents Practice Questions

    To review these concepts, go to Powers and Exponents Study Guide. Powers and Exponents Practice Questions Practice Evaluate ...

    Source: LearningExpress, LLC
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    Square Roots Study Guide

    Introduction to Square Roots Math is radical! —Bumper Sticker This lesson exposes the meaning behind the sneaky √ symbol. What are roots and ...

    Source: LearningExpress, LLC
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    Square Roots Practice Questions

    To review these concepts, go to Square Roots Study Guide. Square Roots Practice Questions Problems Practice 1 Solve the following ...

    Source: LearningExpress, LLC
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