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Dividing Negative Exponents [10/14/1998] Why does a negative exponent become positive when you divide by it? Explaining Exponents [10/23/1997] I do not understand how to solve exponents. Explaining Scientific Notation [10/21/2002] Could you try to explain scientific notation to me? Exponents [12/04/1996] I have trouble working out exponent problems. Is there an easy way to work them or understand them? Exponents and Negative numbers [03/02/1997] Why wouldn't the answer to -3 squared, standing alone and without parenthesis or brackets, be -9? Exponents in the Real World [11/23/1997] How come we have to know how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide exponents? When do you add them? Fractional Exponents [08/09/1997] Is there a proof for X^1/2 = the square root of X? Multiplying by a Power of Ten [10/31/2001] Give the power of ten that the decimal must be multiplied by to eliminate the decimal point in the numbers: 3.825; 6.91; 19.207. Negative Exponents Explained [12/29/2001] I have a problem with exponents like 5 to the negative second. Properties of Exponents [01/22/2001] Will you please help me understand exponents? Question about Exponents [11/9/1994] (2x^2 y^3)^4(-x y^2)^2 = ? Scientific Notation [01/16/1997] Writing very large or very small numbers. Scientific Notation [03/06/1997] I'm having a hard time writing 32,500,000,000 in scientific notation. Scientific Notation [08/19/1997] Write these numbers in scientific notation: 55000, 0.55, x... Scientific Notation: Exponents [8/29/1996] What do you call 0.000000000000000000000002? Scientific Notation, Standard Form [03/14/1997] Write 5.2 x 10^6 in standard form. Square Root of a Negative Number [01/25/1997] Is it possible to find the square root of a negative number and, if so, to what number system do these square roots belong? What is an exponent? [8/8/1996] Can you explain what an exponent is? Zero as an Exponent [7/15/1996] Why does n^0 = 1? Zero as an Exponent [2/1/1996] 2^3 is 2 times itself 3 times or 2x2x2. But 2^0 isn't 2 times itself 0 times, is it? Can you explain 2^0 in those terms? Zero to the Zero Power [9/6/1995] Since anything to the zero power is always one, then what is the correct solution to what zero to the zero power is? 0.000001 to the Ninety-ninth Power Times Itself [05/19/1999] We want to know what 0.000001 to the ninety-ninth power times 0.000001 to the ninety-ninth power is. 0 Power [8/4/1996] Why is any number to the 0 power equal to one? 1005! / 10^n: A Number Puzzle [9/11/1996] Find the largest positive integer, n, such that 1005! is divisible by 10 to the power of n. 21^100 - Last Two Digits [09/04/1997] What are the last two digits of 21 to the 100th power? 2/3 Power using a Calculator [07/05/2001] Can -512 be the answer to the equation x^(2/3) = 64? 7 to the 1997th power [09/22/1997] How would you find what the 1997th power of 7 is? Adding and Subtracting Radicals [03/08/2001] How can I simplify expressions with radicals in them? Algebra and Exponents: -4^2 = ? [06/30/1998] I had an argument with a professor over this topic. I say 16, he says - 16. Anything to the 0 Power [11/21/1997] Why is anything to the 0 power 1? Arithmetic vs. Exponential Increases [05/06/1999] What does "....the work produced... will increase exponentially rather than arithmetically" mean? Arranging Numbers by Order of Magnitude [3/25/1996] Starting with the smallest, arrange the following numbers in increasing order of magnitude: 6^200, 5^300, 4^400, 3^500, 2^600 Calculators and e+ [09/27/1998] What does the "e+" mean on a calculator? Code with Only a String of 1's [10/28/2002] You need to send a numeric code to someone, such as one used to unlock a padlock. Combining Positive and Negative Exponents [06/30/1999] When you simplify exponential expressions using the power rule, how do you combine positive and negative exponents in the numerator and denominator? Decimal Exponents [03/19/1999] Find x^y, where y is a decimal, without using a calculator. Decimal Exponents [11/07/2001] Can you have exponents that are decimals? Defining Powers of Ten [09/22/2004] Is a power of 10 always the product of a certain number of 10s, or can 1/10 and 1/100 also be considered powers of 10? Dividing with Powers [01/16/2003] I am having trouble with problems like (6.0 * 10^7)/(3.0 * 10^2). Doubling Bacteria [09/17/1997] How many bacteria are in the colony? Page:  1  2  3  4 [next>]

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