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Unit Overview: Types of Numbers and Rules of Indices

Lessons:

8 lessons

Multiply powers

In this lesson we will learn how to apply and obey index laws when multiplying numbers with powers.

• 1 Quiz
• 9m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Divide powers

In this lesson we will learn how to apply and obey index laws when dividing numbers with powers.

• 2 Quizzes
• 13m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Powers of powers

In this lesson we will learn how to apply index laws when raising numbers with powers to another power.

• 2 Quizzes
• 11m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Manipulating powers

In this lesson, we will learn how to manipulate powers to change bases. We will learn how to identify when this is and is not possible.

• 2 Quizzes
• 12m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Square and cube numbers

In this lesson, we will investigate the properties of square and cube numbers. We will model what these number categories are using visual models of arrays and stacked cubes, and will pracise calculating squaring and cubing a number.

• 2 Quizzes
• 6m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Square roots and cube roots

In this lesson, we will investigate the properties of square and cube roots. We will look at common terminology, symbols, and how to calculate and interpret square and cube roots of integers.

• 2 Quizzes
• 5m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Higher powers

In this lesson, we will learn about using indices greater than 3. We will make sense of numbers written with an index greater than 3, and learn how to calculate the value of those numbers.

• 2 Quizzes
• 6m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Higher roots

In this lesson, we will investigate higher roots of numbers. This is an extension of square and cube roots. We will make sense of numbers written with higher roots, and learn how to calculate the value of those numbers.

• 2 Quizzes
• 4m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript