**Learning Target:**Students know the properties of Exponents and can use them to simplify expressions.

**Essential Question(s):**Explain the situations when it is necessary to add, subtract, or multiply exponents.

What is anything raised to the zero power? What does a negative exponent mean?

**Rules of Exponents**:

Step 1: Take notes from the following images. If you still need help, watch the video(s) that go with the topic you are having trouble with!

- video on zero and negative exponents
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- videos on multiplying powers with the same base
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- videos on raising powers to powers and products to powers
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- videos on dividing powers and raising a quotient to a power
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**Step 2: Complete the Assignment**

images are from California Algebra 1 2009 Pearson education