Knowing how to get rid of negative exponents is key to fully simplifying an expression. Get some practice working with negative exponents by watching this tutorial!

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Background Tutorials

Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.

Exponents just indicate repeated multiplication. Watch this tutorial to see how you can evaluate an exponent by first writing it in expanded form. Take a look!

Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions.

Did you know that another word for 'exponent' is 'power'? To learn the meaning of these words and to see some special cases involving exponents, check out this tutorial!

Do you ever panic when you see a negative number in the exponent of some mathematical expression? Well if you do, then panic no more! This tutorial will help you overcome your fear, and will help you understand what negative exponents actually mean :)