### All High School Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Exponents

Which of the following is equivalent to ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

By definition,

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In our problem, and .

Then, we have .

### Example Question #1 : Negative Exponents

Solve for :

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Raise both sides of the equation to the inverse power of to cancel the exponent on the left hand side of the equation.

Subtract from both sides:

### Example Question #1 : Understanding Fractional Exponents

Evaluate the expression.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Remember that fraction exponents are the same as radicals.

A shortcut would be to express the terms as exponents and look for opportunities to cancel.

Either method, we then need to multiply to two terms.

### Example Question #2 : Understanding Fractional Exponents

Convert the exponent to radical notation.

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**Correct answer:**

Remember that exponents in the denominator refer to the root of the term, while exponents in the numerator can be treated normally.

### Example Question #2 : Exponents

Which of the following is equivalent to ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

By definition, a number raised to the power is the same as the square root of that number.

Since the square root of 64 is 8, 8 is our solution.