1.1.4 Powers and Exponents − Worksheet

Example 1:

Write the power represented by each geometric model.

1.

2.

3.

9

9

Example 2:

Simplify each expression.

4

⎛ ⎝ ⎜

⎞ ⎠ ⎟

1 2

4. 7 2

5. ( − 2) 4

6. ( − 2) 5

7. −

Example 3:

Write each number as a power of the given base.

8. 81; base 9

9. 100,000; base 10

10. − 64; base − 4

11. 10; base 10

12. 81; base 3

13. 36; base − 6

Example 4:

14. Jan wants to predict the number of hits she will get on her Web page. Her Web page received 3 hits during the first week it was posted. If the number of hits triples every week, how many hits will the Web page receive during the 5th week?

28

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