Topic 1: Indices

Unit 1: Multiplication, Division and Power Laws

Examples

Multiplication Law Evaluate 2  2 Simplify 3x4  5x2
3 5

a m  a n  a m n

Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [1]

Division Law Evaluate 38  35 Simplify 12 x8 y 4  3 x 6 y 2

am  an  amn

Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [2]

Power Law
Evaluate 2  3 2
Simplify  2x 
2 3

a 
m n
 a mn

Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [2]

Class Practice

1. Evaluate the following
57  53
(a) 54  53 (b) 32  31  30 (c)
58

Answer …………. [1]
Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [1]

(d) 70  7 4  7 2 (e) 27  24  28 (f) 3  2 2

[1] 1 1 Power ½  square root a  a 2 25  2 Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [1] 2. [2] Answer …………. Simplify the following (a) 3 x 4  4 x 3 (b) 2 p 3  5 p 4 (c) 3a 4 b 2  15a 2 b Answer …………. . [1] . [1] Answer …………. . [3] 1 1 Unit 2: Further Indices (when power is 0 . [1] (d) 12 x 2 y 3 4 xy 2 (e)  3x 2 4  3a b  2 3 5  6ab  (f) 2 3 Answer …………. fraction or negative) 2 3 General Forms Examples a0  1 50  Zero Indices Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [1] 1 1 a3  3 a 8  3 Cube Root Answer ………….

[2] 31  1 a 1  a Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [1] 2 5  1 a n  n a Answer …………. [1] 1 3 3  4 2 (e) 4 2 (f) 81 4 (d)    25  Answer …………. [2] Class Practice 1. [1] 3 4    5 n n a b     b a Answer …………. m 2 Fractional Indices an 125  3 Answer …………. Evaluate the following 1 1 (a) 7 0 (b) 16 2 (c) 125 3 Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [1] 1 2 a 1    Negative Indices    b 3 b a Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [2] .

[2] Answer …………. 2 1 (h) 4 1 (i) 2 3 (g) 9 2 Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. Evaluate 1 2 1    (a) 16 2 (b) 8 3 1 (c)   3 8 Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [1] 2. [2]  3 (e) (f) 1 2 1 1 3 (d)   49  5 2 2 5 5 2 2 9 Answer …………. [2] 1 2 3 3 5 2 (j)   (k)   (l)   4 3 3 Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [1] Answer …………. [2] . [1] Answer ………….

[2] Unit 3: No Laws Apply (Evaluate Separately. then Add/Sutract) Class Practice 1. [2] Answer …………. [3] Unit 4: Equations Involving Indices Class Practice 1. Evaluate the following 1 (a) 4 4 4 2 1 0 (b) 7  7  7 2 1 0 (c) 9 0  9 1  9 2 Answer …………. Solve the following equations (a) 3 y  81 (b) 2 y  128 (c) x 2  9 . [2] Answer …………. (g) (h) (i) 4 5 1 4 2 2 3 7 7 2 2 5 4 0 2 Answer …………. [3] Answer …………. [3] Answer ………….

[2] Answer …………. [2] 1 (e) 8 y  2 6 (f) 512  5  5 k (d) x 4 2 Answer …………. If  t n . Answer …………. Solve the following equations 1 3 (a) 7 7 3 3 (b) 9  9 2 0 (c) 3  4 0 2 . [2] Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. t Answer …………. [3] Unit 5: Past Examination Questions Class Practice 1. [2] t t3 2. find the value of n . [2] Answer ………….

[2] Answer …………. [2] 3. [2] Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. b. [2] 2 1 1  0. [2] 2.22 (e)   2 (d) (f) 25  3 Answer …………. Find the values of a.001 (c) 125 b  5 Answer …………. [2] . c and d (a) 3 a  35  27 (b) 10 c  0. Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. Simplify   (a) 3x 3 2 (b) 25 x 2  5 x 4 Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [2] Answer …………. [2] Answer ………….

[2] .(c) 2 y  4 3 (d) 12 y 2  4 y 3 Answer …………. [2] Answer ………….