Exponential Error: This lesson starter presents a number of statements about indices and pupils are asked if they can spot the mistake.
The Power of Christmas: Find a power of 2 and a power of 3 that are consecutive numbers.
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Where do many fish live? Indices (in the seas!) This topic involves the use of the index, power or exponent. The concept is easily misunderstood and a surprisingly large number of pupils will evaluate 62 as 12 and not 36.
Indices: A self marking exercise on indices (powers) including evaluating statements and solving equations.
Indices Pairs: The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of indices.
Standard Form: A self marking exercise on standard form.
Standard Order: Arrange the numbers given in standard form with the smallest at the top and the largest at the bottom.
Alternatively, for the more advanced student, there is an ever-growing collection of Exam-Style Questions with worked solutions on the topic of Exponential.
Indices Song: A free trial lesson from Math Upgrade dot com.
Working with Indices: Demonstrations of how to work with the laws of indices (powers).
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