Laws of Exponents

By Garfield Love

Algebra - Exponents and the Laws of Exponents (Powers)

What You Need To Know

Your math facts, fractions, what an exponent is, and the rules which will be explained shortly.

What is an exponent?

An exponent shows how many times a number is a factor.

Ex.) x^m x is the base, m is the exponent. X is being factored m amount of times.

Quotient of Powers

When dividing with exponents SUBTRACT the exponents