Continuing Mathematics Project: Indices and Standard Form

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project has been planned to help students remember and understand what indices indicate and the rules they obey. As with all the units in this collection the text is designed to test as it teaches and is in sections.

The content of the booklet starts with a diagnostic test then covers:

Expressing numbers in index form
Simple indices
Negative indices
Standard form

Calculating with numbers in index form
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication
Division
Powers of a power

Using indices which are not integers
Fractional indices
Negative fractional indices
Decimal fractions as indices

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