Skip to main content
click map TCC Home TCC Library Home

Math Help: Exponent basics

Refresh your competency in the various areas of Mathematics.

EXPONENT BASICS

In this module you can learn what exponents are and how to work with them.

 

In this 10-minute video from Khan Academy, Sal Khan explains the basic concept and notation of exponents.

 

In this 6-minute video from Khan Academy, you can learn about negative exponents.

Study and practice

3 to the 2nd power is 3 x 3, or 9.  It is NOT 3 x 2, or 6.

3 to the negative 2nd power is 1/(3 x 3), or 1/9.  It is NOT -9.


Study and practice

Search for more info

Use these search terms to find your own resources:

working with exponents

Metro Campus Library: 918.595.7172 | Northeast Campus Library: 918.595.7501 | Southeast Campus Library: 918.595.7701 | West Campus Library: 918.595.8010
email: Library Webmaster | TCC Acceptable Use Policy | MyTCC | © 2016 Tulsa Community College