Stringing in Zero

Unit 11: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
Lesson 2 of 17

Objective: SWBAT to develop an intuitive sense of the laws of exponents through the use of pattern strings. This lesson gets students ready to work on a project to create a book about exponents.

Big Idea: Students can develop their intuition around the laws of exponents by using the patterns formed in strings.

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Math, Exponents, zero, negative, negative exponents, zero exponents, properties of exponents, Math 8, exponentiation, Laws of Algebra, skill development
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