Rational Exponents 2

Here's a radical way to express exponents. Pupils show what they know about rational exponents. Given four expressions with rational exponents, class members write an equivalent expression using radicals.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Review how to find the index of a radical expression given a rational exponent
  • Have the class write the general equivalence between radical and exponential forms
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should understand negative exponents
Pros

  • Includes examples of completed work
  • Provides instruction suggestions to address misconceptions
Cons

  • None
Common Core