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# Indices Vocab

Term | Definition |
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Base | The number that gets multiplied when using an exponent. |

Power | The p____ of a number says how many times to use the number in a multiplication. It is written as a small number to the right and above the base number. |

Index | The i___ of a number says how many times to use the number in a multiplication. It is written as a small number to the right and above the base number. |

Index Notation | Writing a number as a combination of index and base. |

Expanded form | Writing a number to show the value of each digit. |

Standard Notation | Just the number as we normally write it. Example: 382 |

Exponent | The e____ of a number says how many times to use that number in a multiplication. It is written as a small number to the right and above the base number. |

Laws of Exponents | A set of rules that tell us how to handle exponents. |

Expression | Numbers, symbols and operators (such as + and ×) grouped together that show the value of something. |

Evaluate | To calculate the value of. |

Calculate | To work out an answer, usually by adding, multiplying etc. |

Solve | To find a value (or values) we can put in place of a variable that makes the equation true. |

Sum | The result of adding two or more numbers. |

Difference | The result of subtracting one number from another. It is how much one number differs from another. |

Quotient | The answer after we divide one number by another. dividend ÷ divisor = quotient. |

Product | The answer when two or more values are multiplied together. |

Simplify | To simplify (or reduce) to make it as simple as possible. |