Video Understanding exponents: 2

TLF ID M011496

This resource is a short video presentation, with audio commentary, in which the meaning of exponents or powers of a number is explained. In the numerical example used the presenter explains the difference between evaluating the power of a number and the product of two numbers.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This video with audio commentary is useful for students trying to develop their understanding of index notation. It explains the difference between exponential or index notation and arithmetic multiplication. A simple numerical example is used to illustrate the difference for students beginning to deal with exponents of numbers and pronumerals.
  • The resource is relevant in relation to the Australian Curriculum content description in year 7 about interpreting and using index notation.
Year level

7

Topics Indices
Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
  • Address: UNITED STATES
  • URL: http://www.khanacademy.org/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: UNITED STATES
  • URL: http://www.khanacademy.org/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Video
Rights
  • Resource: © Khan Academy, 2012, except where indicated otherwise. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) 3.0 United States licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/. ‘Moving image’* image: © Education Services Australia Limited 2012. You may use, reproduce and communicate this image for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the image.