Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Exponents and Radicals

Alright this is a little late so I apologize.
Well on Monday we learned some old stuff from grade like:

We also went over the exponent laws:

Our homework was Ex.20 (6,7) and Ex.21 (1-11)

6. Use a calculator to give approximate values(to 3 decimal places) for the following irrational numbers.

7. Calculate, to four decimal places. What do you notice? Why?

Ex.21 (1-11)

Convert question 1 to 5 to rational exponents and then evaluate

For questions 6 to 9, simplify to a term with a rational exponent

Convert questions 10 and 11 to radical form

Alright .. the next scribe will be ..


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