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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to calculate with roots, and with integer {and fractional} indices".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Indices A self marking exercise on indices (powers or exponents) including evaluating expressions and solving equations.
- Indices Pairs The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of indices.
- Indices Video Indices, exponents and powers can all be used as a short way to describe repeated multiplication.
- Indices True False Arrange the given statements involving indices to show whether they are true or false.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*Without using a calculator, show clearly that \(27^{\frac23}\) is equal to \(9\).*" ... more - "
*There's an old Elvish wives tale that roughly translated reads:*" ... more - "
*Work out the exact value of \(n\).*" ... more - "
*Without using a calculator find the values of the following:*" ... more - "
*If a, b and c are positive integers use the following statements to find the values of a, b and c.*" ... more - "
*\(y = a \times b^{x – 2}\) where \(a\) and \(b\) are numbers.*" ... more

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