Solving Exponent Equations

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Show your class that not all equations are linear. The lesson asks learners to solve simple quadratic and cubic equations using square and cube roots. Problems include equations with no solutions. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the video to flip your classroom; assign the video as homework and complete the practice problems in class
  • Record examples with different answer types in a graphic organizer
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes an understanding of the inverse relationship between powers and roots
  • There is a total of eight lessons in the series
Pros
  • Includes equations with fractions and fractional answers
  • Provides a set of practice problems with an answer key 
Cons
  • Uses examples with perfect squares and cubes only
  • Does not include real-life examples
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