# Study Plan

Skill Development 1 (#Temporarytag) | |
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Introduction_to_Exponents - Graphic | |

Introduction_to_Exponents | 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 for introduction to exponents.

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 41 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: **

Go to the Khan Academy exercises on Simplifying Expressions with Exponents.