## Powers Review
Start by clicking the flashing yellow button to see an animation illustrating repeated multiplication. Repeated multiplication is the key concept to remember when you study powers and power laws. Click the " - Read the information in the blue box, then move the sliders as directed. This should help you remember which number in a power is the base and which is the exponent.
- Click the flashing yellow button once to see how to read powers.
- Click the flashing yellow button once more to reach the "Coefficients of Powers". Read the information in the blue box, then move the sliders as directed. This section may help you remember which number in a power is the coefficient.
Click the " - Read the information in the blue box, then move the sliders as
directed. Look to see how the the exponential, expanded (repeated
multiplication) and standard forms relate to one another. The names
make sense
- exponential form has an exponent
- expanded form shows repeated multiplication
- standard name is the "most common" way to write numbers.
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