Lesson 18: Multiply and divide powers: variable bases

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Warmup: Here below are some equations that contain a variable and a list of values. You are going to find out what each equation means and then find the answer from the list of values. Drag and drop each answer from the list of values on the right to match the equation.

Activity #1 (30 minutes)

1. Topic: Multiply and divide powers: variable bases(Applet).

2. Explainer Video: Multiply and divide powers: variable bases.

Practice Exercise (30 minutes).

Topic: Multiply and divide powers: variable bases.

Quiz Time – (Two sets: 30 minutes).

Topic: Multiply and divide powers: variable bases (to be taken while you are logged in).

  1. An applet.
  2. An explainer video on "Multiply and divide powers: variable bases".
  3. A skills exercise from the IXL website on "Multiply and divide powers: variable bases". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty. 
  4. Two sets of quizzes on "Multiply and divide powers: variable bases". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty, and an average score of 80% expected.