multiply the powers e.g (3squared)4 is 2 x 4 so the answer is 3 to the power of 8

3 of 8

anything to the power of 1

is to the power of itself e.g. 3 to power 1 = 3

4 of 8

anything to power of 0

is just 1 e.g. 5 to power of 0 = 1, 67 to power of 0 = 1

5 of 8

1 to any power

is still just 1 e.g. 1 to power of 23 = 1 or 1 to power of 89 = 1

6 of 8

negative powers

turn them upside down e.g. ......................................................................................

7 of 8

fractional powers

the power 1/2 means square root the power 1/3 means cube root the power 1/4 means Fourth root. even if it is a negative fraction like 49 to -1/2 find square root and turn it upside down!

8 of 8

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

subtract the powers e.g. 5-2 = 3

Back

dividing powers

Card 3

Front

multiply the powers e.g (3squared)4 is 2 x 4 so the answer is 3 to the power of 8

Back

Card 4

Front

is to the power of itself e.g. 3 to power 1 = 3

Back

Card 5

Front

is just 1 e.g. 5 to power of 0 = 1, 67 to power of 0 = 1

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