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Lessons (121)

Lessons (121)

ALGEBRA /My Betterlesson Curriculum

(11 Units, 121 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Powers and Exponents(16 Lessons)

The Product of Powers Property

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:The general patterns established in this lesson's activities lead to understanding of one important exponent property.

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16 Resources

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What if we take a power of a power?

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:When powers of powers are calculated, interesting patterns emerge.

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10 Resources

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Quotient of Powers

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Big Idea:Students explore, then apply the Quotient of Powers property.

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17 Resources

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The Negative Exponent Property

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Students often struggle when negative exponents pop up. This lesson helps develop their meaning and overcome the difficulties.

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16 Resources

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Powers of Products and Quotients

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:This lesson introduces and applies the last two of the basic properties of powers!

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20 Resources

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Remember...the Properties of Powers

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Students often see properties of powers as independent rules to be
memorized.This lesson is to dissuade students from memorizing without understanding.

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13 Resources

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Square Root Solutions (Part 1 of 2)

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Square roots are so much more common than any other root. A good grasp of the concept of square roots will facilitate understanding of subsequent lessons a great deal.

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14 Resources

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Square Root Solutions (Part 2 of 2)

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Square roots are so much more common than any other root. A good grasp of the concept of square roots will facilitate understanding of subsequent lessons a great deal.

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12 Resources

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Cube Root Solutions

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:To avoid rote mechanical solving of equations involving cube roots, good understanding of the concept is a must.

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13 Resources

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Multiply and Divide Square Roots

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Similar to powers, square roots distribute over products and quotients. This is a key lesson for fluency in operating with square roots.

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16 Resources

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Simplifying Radicals

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:In this lesson, students use previously acquired knowledge of square roots to simplify square roots completely.

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12 Resources

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Scientific Conversions

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Many numbers in the sciences are just too large or too small to write. Scientific Notation sizes them down.

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14 Resources

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Operations with Scientific Notations

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Comparing large or small numbers is almost always easier using scientific notation.

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13 Resources

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Sun Facts (Part 1 of 2)

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Students use real data about our Sun to apply their knowledge of scientific notation.

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10 Resources

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Sun Facts (Part 2 OF 2)

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Sometimes we need to make quick estimates with large numbers. Rough estimation can be made easy using Scientific Notation.

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10 Resources

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Round Robin Review (Unit 4/L1-6)

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Powers and Exponents

Big Idea:Tackling questions in Round Robin fashion is a great way to review and practice for standardized exams.

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15 Resources

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