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!
When you learn about rule or property, it's best to practice with it. This tutorial takes you through the process of applying product of powers rule to simplify an expression. Check out this tutorial for some great practice!
Being able to use a property or rule can be as important as knowing it. In this tutorial, you'll see how to use the quotient of powers rule to simplify an expression. Take a look!
Got a fraction raised to a power? Learn how to split that exponent and put it in the numerator and denominator of your fraction using the power of a quotient rule. This tutorial shows you how!
This tutorial gives you some practice finding a common denominator and the least common denominator of three fractions. There's only one least common denominator, but there are many common denominators. This tutorial gives you one. Can you find another?
Prime numbers aren't too hard to define, but they still puzzle professional mathematicians. Believe it or not, all over the word computers are chugging away, trying to find the next biggest prime! Bigger and bigger prime numbers help keep your credit card info safe through really cool encryption techniques. So prime numbers really matter every day, and you can learn how they are defined in this tutorial.
Fractions involving large numbers can be a handful, but sometimes these fractions can be reduced, taking those large numbers off your hands. This tutorial shows you how to reduce a fraction to its simplest form. Take a look!
This tutorial uses something called a factor tree to find the greatest common factor of two numbers. Creating a factor tree for a number makes it easier to find its prime factors. These prime factors are used to help find the greatest common factor. Watch this tutorial and learn how to find the greatest common factor using a factor tree.
Multiplying monomials? Group constants and like variables together before you multiply. See how to find the product of three monomials in this tutorial.
Got a monomial raised to a power? Want to simplify it? You could use the power of a product rule. You may also need the power of a power rule too. In this tutorial, you'll see how to simplify a monomial raise to a power.
Multiplying together two really large numbers? What about two really small numbers? How about one of each? Scientific notation to the rescue! Watch this tutorial and learn how to multiply using scientific notation.
Trying to convert a really large or really small number to scientific notation? Watch this tutorial and you'll be a pro in no time!
Trying to convert a number in scientific notation to decimal notation? Watch this tutorial and you'll be a pro in no time!
Working with exponents can be lots of fun, as long as you understand how they work. In this tutorial you'll see how exponents add when you multiply the same number raised to different exponents!
Sometimes you'll see a number with an exponent raised to another exponent, and the first time you see it, you probably think it's a typo! But it's not a typo, it's a real thing, and there's a really nice trick for making it simpler that you'll see in the video.
If you learn about algebra, then you'll see monomials everywhere! Watch this tutorial and learn what makes a monomial, and what does not.
There's a great trick for raising a product of two number to an exponent, and this tutorial shows you exactly that trick works.
Taking a monomial to a power isn't so hard, especially if you watch this tutorial about the power of a monomial rule!
Working with exponents can be lots of fun, as long as you understand how they work. In this tutorial you'll see how exponents add when you divide the same number raised to different exponents!
A lot of people get a little uneasy when they see 0, especially when that 0 is the exponent in some expression. After all, there seem to be so many rules about 0, and so many special cases where you're not allowed to do something. Well it turns out that a zero in the exponent is one of the best things that you can have, because it makes the expression really easy to figure out. Watch this tutorial, and next time you see 0 in the exponent, you'll know exactly what to do!
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 :)
Sometimes a number is so big (or so small), that it takes a while to write it all down. Luckily, this number can be written quicker using scientific notation! Watch this tutorial and learn about scientific notation.
To find the greatest common factor (GCF) between numbers, take each number and write its prime factorization. Then, identify the factors common to each number and multiply those common factors together. Bam! The GCF! To see an example worked out, check out this tutorial!
To find the greatest common factor (GCF) between monomials, take each monomial and write it's prime factorization. Then, identify the factors common to each monomial and multiply those common factors together. Bam! The GCF! To see an example worked out, check out this tutorial!
To find the greatest common factor (GCF) between numbers, take each number and write it's prime factorization. Then, identify the factors common to each number and multiply those common factors together. What? There are NO factors in common? Then the GCF is 1. This tutorial gives you one such example. Check it out!
In this tutorial, follow along as a monomial is written in factored form. This is information may come in handy if you ever need to simplify an expression involving monomials. Better check it out!
To write the prime factorization for a number, it's often useful to use something called a factor tree. Follow along with this tutorial and see how to use a factor tree to find the prime factorization of a given number.
If the only factors a number are 1 and itself, then that number is prime. A number that is not prime is called composite. Learn about prime and composite numbers by watching this tutorial!
You'll likely to encounter algebraic fractions while learning about algebra, so it would be a good idea to know what they are. In this tutorial, you'll learn what kind of fractions are algebraic fractions. Check it out!
If you have a repeated multiplication, you could write it using exponents! This tutorial introduces exponents and explains how they're used.
The term 'factor' is seen a lot in math, so it's important to know what it means. This tutorial introduces you to that term!
Being able to take out a greatest common factor can make a problem easier to work with, but before you do that, you need to understand what a greatest common factor is. This tutorial explains exactly that!
Are you ever asked to put your fraction answer into simplest form? Wonder what 'simplest form' means? This tutorial explores exactly that! Take a look at what a fraction needs in order to be in simplest form.
Looking for practice finding the least common multiple (LCM)? Then be sure to check out this tutorial! Follow along with this tutorial as it goes through the process of listing multiples of given numbers and identifying the smallest of these multiples in order to find the LCM. Take a look!
Looking for practice finding the least common multiple (LCM)? Then be sure to check out this tutorial! Follow along with this tutorial as it goes through the process of using a factor tree for each given number in order to help find the LCM.
Ordering fractions from least to greatest? Don't have common denominators? You could find the least common denominator (LCD) of the fractions and write equivalent fractions with this LCD. Then, compare the numerators to figure out their order from least to greatest! This tutorial shows you how!
Looking for practice finding the least common multiple (LCM) of monomials? Then be sure to check out this tutorial! Follow along with this tutorial as it goes through the process of using prime factorization to help find the LCM. Check it out!
Exponential form is a quick way to show that a number should be multiplied by itself a certain number of times. In this tutorial, see how to write a repeated multiplication in exponential form!
Want some practice simplifying algebraic fractions? Then check out this tutorial! In this tutorial, you'll see how to completely factor the numerator and denominator and then cancel common factors in order to simplify. Take a look!
Did you know that exponents are just a quick way to show repeated multiplication? In this tutorial, see how to expand out a value in exponential form to see what it really represents!
Need to plug in a variable value into an expression? Great! Does the expression have an exponent in it? Even better! Follow along with this tutorial as you see how to simplify an expression for a given variable value.
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!
Learning about divisibility? Take a look at this tutorial! You'll see how to test if a number is divisible by 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10 using some cool tricks!
Trying to find all the factors of a number? Setting up a table can be really helpful! Check out this tutorial to see how to use a table to find all the factors of a given number.
The greatest common factor (GCF) is the largest factor two or more numbers have in common. Finding the GCF can be very useful in simplifying an expression or solving an equation. In this tutorial, see how to identify the GCF of an expression and factor it out. Check it out!
The greatest common factor (GCF) is the largest factor two or more numbers have in common. Finding the GCF can be very useful in simplifying an expression or solving an equation. Watch this tutorial and learn what it takes to find the GCF of two numbers!
Ordering fractions from least to greatest? Don't have common denominators? Find a common denominator by multiplying the denominators together. Use that common denominator to create equivalent fractions. Then, compare the numerators to figure out which is bigger! This tutorial shows you how!
Trying to order numbers in scientific notation? This tutorial provides a great example of that! Check it out:
What is the product of powers? Follow along with this tutorial to learn about what the product of powers is and how to use it!
The quotient of powers rule can be very useful when you're simplifying with numbers. Follow along to learn more about this handy rule!
When you have a number raised to a power and then THAT is raised to a power, simplifying things may be easier than you think. Follow along with this tutorial and see!
The power of a product rule can be a very handy tool when you're simplifying an expression. This tutorial introduces you to this rule and shows you how to use it.
The power of a quotient rule is just one of many tools that can help you simplify an expression. Learn more about it with this tutorial.
Being able to find multiples of a number is important, especially if you want to find the least common multiple (LCM) between numbers. In this tutorial, you'll be introduced to the term multiple. You'll also see how to find multiples of a given number!
Sometimes terms in math do a pretty good job of describing the thing they name. This is the case with common multiple and least common multiple (LCM). A common multiple is a multiple that two or more numbers have in common. You can probably guess what a least common multiple is! To get more information about these terms, check out this tutorial!
Finding equivalent fractions is an important part of things like adding, subtracting, and comparing fractions. But what are they? In this tutorial, you'll learn that equivalent fractions are just fractions that have the same value, even though they may look very different! Take a look at equivalent fractions by watching this tutorial!
Learning about divisibility? Then you should check out this tutorial! You'll learn some neat rules for figuring out if a number is divisible by 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10. Take a look; you'll be glad you did!
Divisibility is an important part of math. When you're finding the factors of a number, you need to figure out what numbers you number is divisible by. Take a look at this tutorial and learn about divisibility!
This tutorial helps you practice with negative powers of 10.