## What I learned this week

This week, I learned about the exponents laws, and here are some of them:

Rule: When multiplying powers with the same base, you add the exponents.

1) • =

5•5•5•5•5•5•5=

2) • =

3•3•3•3•3=

Rule: When dividing powers with the same base, you subtract the exponents.

1) ÷ =

2) ÷ =

Rule: To raise a power to a power, multiply the exponents.

Rule: When a product is raised to an exponent, you can rewrite each factor in the product with the same exponent.

( 3 × 2 )

( 3 × 2 ) ( 3 × 2 ) ( 3 × 2 ) = •

Rule: When a quotient is raised to an exponent, you can rewrite each number in the quotient with the same exponent.

1) ÷ = = 1

Rule: When the exponent of a power is zero, the value of the power is 1 (as long as the base is zero)

[ 2× ( -3 ) ]

= •

= -7776

## Word problems with fractions.

I earned $250 at my job. I used 1/10 at McDonald’s, 1/4 for shoes and 1/8 for clothing. How much money do I have left for savings?

1. First I add all the money that I used.

1/10 + 1/4 + 1/8 = 19/40

2. Now multiply 250/1 × 19/40 (total of money that I used)

250/1 × 19/40 = 118 3/4 or 475/4

3. Transform the fraction into a decimal by dividing the numerator and the denominator.

475/4 ~ 475 ÷ 4 = 118.75

4. I used $118.75 of $250.

5. 250 – 118.75 = 131.25

6.I have $131.25 for savings.