PRACTICE WITH FRACTIONAL EXPONENTS
 Suggestions for this self exam: [A] Study text sections 3.1, 3.2, and 5.1, but then keep your book closed during this entire test [B] Enter your integer answers in the boxes provided. You may wish to refer to Rules for Exponents? [C] Practice with INTEGER EXPONENTS first?
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[1] In the answer box, enter the correct integer (whole number):

 25 32
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[2] In the answer box, enter the correct numerator and denominator (both integers):

(-27)
 - 43
=

(numerator, an integer)

(denominator, an integer)
Rules for Exponents?

[3] In the answer box, enter the correct integer (whole number):

 9 34

 9 14
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[4] In the answer box, enter the correct integer (whole number):

 (64) 13
1
2

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[5] In the answer box, enter the correct integer:

 (36) 13
.
 (-6) 13
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[6] Divide these two powers,and in the answer boxes, enter the correct exponents of x and y:
x3

y
1
4

x

y3
 - 14
= x

y

Rules for Exponents?

[7] Multiply and reduce; in the answer box, enter the correct exponents of x and y:

 (x4y2) 13
 (x2y) 23
 (x2y) 13
= x

y

Rules for Exponents?

[8] In the answer box, enter the correct exponents of x and y:

 (x12y18) 12
1
3

= x

y

[9] In the answer box, enter the correct integer:

 (3) 23
 (9) 23
=

Rules for Exponents?

[10] In the answer box, enter the correct integer (whole number) or press the "not real" button:

 (-125) 43
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[11] In the answer box, enter the correct integer (whole number) or press the "not real" button:

 (-100) 32
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