In exponents we will mainly learn about ex-ponential form, product form, positive and negative powers and also about the scientific notation.Ex-ponents(power) are shorthand for repeated multiplication of the same thing by itself.

Example : 1) 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 , here there is a multiplication of 6 and 6 is repeated 7 times so this can be written in shortest way as 6

So 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 = 6

and its value is 279,936.

2) 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 = 5

In general, in a

This process of using ex-ponents is called "raising to a power", where the ex-ponent is the "power". The expression "5

There are two specially-named powers: "to the second power" is generally pronounced as "squared", and "to the third power" is generally pronounced as "cubed". So "5

In general we can say that , a

1) 7 x 7 x 7 x 7 x 7

2)(3)x (-3) x (-3)

3) b x b x b x a x a

= b

4) (ab) x (ab) x (ab) x (ab)

5) (4/3)x (4/3) x (4/3) x (4/3)

1) 9

3) 7

Up till now we have discussed positive ex-ponents.

1) 10

2) 10

3) 10

-a

1) (-3)

2) (-3)

• Laws of Ex-ponents

• Rational-Ex-ponents

• Integral-Ex-ponents

• Scientific notation

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