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Why is a number raised to the zero power equal to 1? And why do terms with negative exponents become fractions? Are we able to see this through visual models? Yes! In this short video, you'll see how exponents take on a pattern and can be modeled concretely with cut paper. We'll start with 3 raised to the 2nd power and work our way to 3 to the -2. Exponent Rules, Exponent Activities, Exponents Math, Math Word Walls, Math Instruction, Differentiation Math, Teaching Exponents, Math Cheat Sheet

Why is a number raised to the zero power equal to 1? And why do terms with negative exponents become fractions? Are we able to see this through visual models? Yes! In this short video, you'll see how exponents take on a pattern and can be modeled concretely with cut paper. We'll start with 3 raised to the 2nd power and work our way to 3 to the -2.

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Check out this fun  and free exponent properties activity for your 8th grade, Algebra, and middle school math classroom.  Your students will love practicing the laws of exponents as they complete this activity. More engaging than any worksheets, your students will master the exponent rules. Click here to gets your free. #makesenseofmath 8th Grade Maths, Worksheets, Exponent Rules Activity, Exponent Activities, 8th Grade Math, Maths Activities Middle School, Math Multiplication, Math Strategies, Math 8

Check out this fun and free exponent properties activity for your 8th grade, Algebra, and middle school math classroom. Your students will love practicing the laws of exponents as they complete this activity. More engaging than any worksheets, your students will master the exponent rules. Click here to gets your free. #makesenseofmath

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