A negative exponent is one preceded by a minus sign, as in 5^(-5), while a fractional exponent is one that is not a whole number, such as 5^(3/5). An exponent can be both negative ...
How to Do Fraction Exponents
Solving math equations that contain fraction exponents is often a necessary task in high school and college algebra classes. You can handle fraction exponents fairly simply and quickly once you are familiar with the rules that dictate operations...
The exponent of a number says how many times to use the number in a
multiplication. In this example: 8<sup>2</sup> = 8 × 8 = 64. In words: 8<sup>2</sup> could be called "8 to
Explains fractional (rational) exponents, and demonstrates how to simplify
expressions containing them.
Now let's think about fractional exponents. So we're going to think about what is 4
to the 1/2 power. And I encourage you to pause the video; and at least take a ...
The relationship between radicals and unit-fraction exponents ... How to evaluate
a rational-exponent expression with a rational number at the base (example).
Rational (fractional) exponents are an alternate way to express roots! ... Notice:
The denominator of the rational exponent becomes the index of the radical,
When asked to "evaluate" an expression, you are most likely being asked to find
a numerical value. You should not stop until you arrive at the best, and simplest, ...
If you have ever calculated the square root of a number then you were actually
using a fraction exponent! The square root of a number is the same as raising
The meaning of a fractional exponent. Radical form versus exponential form. The
meaning of a negative exponent.