Fractional Exponents

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Wow! Here is a handout packed full of tips and worked-out solutions to supplement instruction on fractional exponents. The lesson introduces and thoroughly explains the Algebra II concept, and closes with a variety of example problems, including a connection to logarithms.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • While all the solutions are on the worksheet, print out a separate copy for the class with answers and directions whited out
  • Give to absent students who missed the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Introduces logarithms at the end, which class members may or may not have reviewed prior to this handout
Pros

  • Shows three ways to simplify expressions with the worked out answers
  • Examples are scaffolded
  • Connects to logarithms
Cons

  • None