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Exponent Operations Worksheet #1

Name________________________Per_____
Multiplication
Part 1: Expand each expression then evaluate
1.) 2 8 = _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ = ______
2.) 5 3 =

3.) x 5 =

4.) 10 3 =

5.) 81 8 4 =

6.) 7 2 7 3 =

7.) x 5 x 4 =

8.) If two expressions have the same factor or base, what happens to the exponents
when the expressions are multiplied?
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Example:

(7x2)(2x3)

Part 2: Simplify each expression.


9.) 2 3 2 4

10.) 81 8 3

12.) x 5 x 9

13.) 3 4 x 3 x 5

11.) t 4 t 4

Part 3: Find the product of the expressions.


14.) ( 6x 2 )( 4x 2 )
15.) (3 x 3 y 2 )(-6 y 5 )

18.) (4 f 9 h 3 )(5 f 6 )(3h 2 )

17.) (10 g 3 h 8 v 6 )(11gh 8 )

)(

19.) 2 2 x 3 y 4 (3) 2 x 4 y 4

16.) (5 p 3 )(m 8 p 2 )

20.) *Challenge:

(3 x a y b z c )( y f z g )

Exponent Operations Worksheet #2


Name________________________Per_____
Power to a Power
Part 1: Expand each expression and write the product.
1.) (2 3 ) 4 = _________ __________ _________ _________ = ____________

2.) ( p 2 ) 5 =

3.) ( x m ) 2 =

4.) (2 3 x) 2 =

5.) What is the fast way to simplify when you raise an exponent to another power (or
what can you do instead of expanding)?
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Part 2: Find the product. Expand if it helps you.
6.) (2 x) 2
7.) (10 2 ) 3

8.) (3 2 x 6 ) 5

9.) (7 j 2 ) 3

10.) (8n 2 p ) 3

11.) 2 (3a 2 ) 3

2 2

12.) (xy ) ( x y )

3x
14.) 2
2y

8x 2
13.) 2
2x

3x
15.) 2
4x

Exponents Operations Worksheet #3


Name ______________________
Per_____
Division
Part 1: Expand each expression to find the quotient.
24
1.) 3 =
= _______________
2
2.)

32 55
=
3 52

= _______________

x8
3.) 3 =
x

4.)

23 x 3 y 4
=
2 xy 2 z

5.) Explain why you can subtract exponents when you are dividing two things with the
same base.
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Part 2: Simplify to find the quotients.
a8
711
6.) 3
7.) 8
a
7

7 b5
8.)
b4

x 10
9.) 4
x

12 g 8 h 4
10.)
g 3 h 5

4 p 11
11.)
8 p6

c9
12.)
6c 4

2 x3 y8
13.)
4 y2

14.)

3 x 14 y 11
18 x 2

Part 3: Negative Exponents


15.) Anything to the zero power is ______________. Show why this happens by
x5
solving this problem. 5 = ________
x
Rewrite without negative exponents.
16.) 6 c 3 d 2
17.) 6 x 4 x 10

5 x 13 y 5 z 2

20.)
2
3

a 12 b 3
19.) 5 5
a b

4c 5
22.) 0
8d

Exponent
44

x 8
23.) 11
y

Result

18.) 2 0 x 3

21.) ( g 3 g 2 ) 4

(2 x 3 ) ( x 4 ) 2
24.)
8 x11

25.) What is the pattern on the left side of the table with the
exponents?

43
42
41
40
4 1
4 2

26.) What is the pattern on the right side of the table with the
results?