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Developing Concepts of Exponents, Integers, and Real Numbers
This activity contains 9 questions.
A whole-number exponent simply means
The variable is now considered a polynomial
Multiply the base number times the exponent
That a symbol is expressing the sum of the exponent
Repeatedly multiply a number times itself
Scientific notation developed out of a need to
include a meaningful procedure for converting numbers
explain the purpose of a negative exponent
express very large and very small numbers more easily
explain the display from a scientific calculator
Methods of explaining the conceptual process of addition and subtraction of integers include all of the following EXCEPT
relating addition to whole-number addition
number line models with arrows or colored segments
using procedural rules to solve the problems
models that use counters of two different colors
When working with the number --10 and + 10 all of the following statements will be true EXCEPT
when subtracting these numbers, the order does not matter
the magnitude of each number is 10
the pair of numbers are considered opposites of each other
the numbers are the same distance from zero
Examining patterns is a good way to provide meaning to a negative exponent.
It is a good idea to use only one of the integer models that you find the easiest to teach.
A fraction a/b is another way of expressing division by writing a / b.
One characteristic of a rational number is that it can be represented as either a terminating or repeating decimal number.
Explain the difference between rational and irrational numbers.
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