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3 12, 2018

Number Patterns

By |2018-12-03T19:09:33+10:00December 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Number Patterns

Number Patterns Go to the Forum to see more questions or ask your own Worked examples Show that the number pattern 1, 4, 9, 16 ... can be expressed as n², for n = 1, 2, 3 ... and hence find the 100th term. n = 1 n2 = [...]

3 12, 2018

Fraction & Negative Indices

By |2018-12-03T15:25:51+10:00December 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fraction & Negative Indices

Fraction & Negative Indices Go to the Forum to see more questions or ask your own Formulas used in Fraction & Negative Indices $$x^{-1}=\frac{1}{x}$$ $$x^{-2}=\frac{1}{x^2}$$ a negative index means a fraction   $$x^{\frac12}=\sqrt{x}$$ $$x^{\frac13}=\sqrt[3]{x}$$ a fractional index means a root Worked examples Evaluate 49½ [...]

3 12, 2018

Indices

By |2018-12-03T15:10:52+10:00December 3rd, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on Indices

Indices Go to the Forum to see more questions or ask your own Formulas used in Indices $$x^{a}\times x^{b}=x^{a+b}$$ $$x^{a}\div x^b=x^{a-b}$$ $$(x^{a})^b=x^{a\times b}$$ $$(x^{0})=1$$ Worked examples Simplify x2 × x4. x2 × x4 = x2 + 4 = x6 since we are multiplying, the indices (the little powers) [...]

3 12, 2018

Expanding Brackets

By |2018-12-03T14:50:13+10:00December 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Expanding Brackets

Expanding Brackets Go to the Forum to see more questions or ask your own Worked examples Simplify 2(x - 1) - 3(x - 3) we must be especially careful when expanding with a negative sign = 2x - 1 - 3x + 9 2(x - 1) = 2 × × + [...]

25 06, 2018

Formulae & Equations

By |2018-12-03T20:23:34+10:00June 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Formulae & Equations Go to the Formulae & Equations Forum to see more questions or ask your own Topics Covered in Formulae & Equations Substitution Expanding Brackets Indices Fraction & Negative Indices Changing The Subject Equations Equations with Indices Distance, Speed, Time [...]

24 11, 2016

Equations With Indices

By |2016-11-26T08:51:07+10:00November 24th, 2016|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Equations With Indices worked examples Given $${2^{{2^x}}}=1024$$  = 1024, solve for x, correct to 3 decimal places. $${2^{{2^x}}}=2^{10}$$ rewrite 1024 as 2 to the power of something - guess and check until you find 210 = 1024 2x = 10 since they are now both to the base of [...]

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