# Study Plan

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Combining_Like_Terms_With_Distribution - Graphic | |

Combining_Like_Terms_With_Distribution | Objectives and success criteria | Audio signpost | Study Plan | Validation and Assessment |

**Plan and/or Tasks: **

**Prerequisites:**

Learners should be able to work with multiplication with numbers and variables.

**Glossary:**

*Exponent: *Exponents tell us how many times a number or variable is multiplied by itself.

**Experience: **

1. Read the information and examples of [Combining Like Terms With Distribution].

2. Using the first example, redo it on another piece of paper without looking at the answer. Then, check your work.

**Key Questions (Critical Thinking Questions)**

1. Why does one use exponents?

2. Are 4^{1} and 4 the same thing?

3. What does an exponent of 0 mean?

4. If you didn’t have a word processor with a superscript format of text, how would you show an exponent using your computer?

**Skill Exercises: **

Complete the Khan Academy practice set: Combining Like Terms Through Distribution