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Understand Simple Exponents

In this worksheet, students will showing understanding of the use of simple exponents.

'Understand Simple Exponents' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 9 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Integer Powers/Real Roots

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Worksheet Overview

We use exponents as a shorthand way of writing calculations such as:


31 x 31 x 31 x 31 x 31


This is a multiplication of the base number 31 by itself five times and so can be written as:



5 is the exponent


NB This is not the same as 31 x 5


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