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Departmental Workshops: Index Numbers

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Created on 06 November 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 27 April 2010 by ncetm_administrator

Departmental Workshops - Structured professional development activities  

Departmental Workshops - Index Numbers

These workshops are written to provide your mathematics team with structured professional development you can deliver in-house utilizing all members' expertise and knowledge. We believe 3 – 6 modules per year could be an ideal balance.

Objectives related to this topic are:

  • use index notation for small positive integer powers
  • use index notation for integer powers; know and use the index laws for multiplication and division of positive integer powers
  • use index notation with negative and fractional powers, recognising that the index laws can be applied to these as well
  • know thatn^{\frac{1}{2}  = \sqrt{n} and n^{\frac{1}{3}  = \sqrt[3]{n} for any positive number

Overview (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.1a (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.1b (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.1c (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.2 (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.3 (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.4 (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.5a (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.5b (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.IDX.6 (pdf file)

Download the whole workshop (zip file)




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