Directions: Answer these questions pertaining to exponents.

1.
Express using an exponent: (3)(3)(3)(3)(3)(3)

Choose:
 36 63 6•3 3•6

2.
Express using an exponent:
7 multiplied times itself 3 times

Choose:
 37 3•7 73 77

3.
Which choice is equivalent to 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 ?

Choose:
 34 4•3 43 3+4

4.
Which choice is a mathematical shorthand for:
6 × 6 × 6 × 6 × ... × 6     (14 factors)

Choose:
 65 14×6 614 5×6

5.
Express using mathematical shorthand:
(9)(9)(9) + (9)(9)(9) + (9)(9)(9) + (9)(9)(9)

Choose:
 3×94 4×93 12×9 4×94

6.
Which choice is a mathematical shorthand for:
3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + ... + 3    (15 terms) ?
Choose:
 35 15×3 315 5×3

7.
Express using mathematical shorthand:
(-6)(-6)(-6)(-6)(-6)(-6)(-6)(-6)

Choose:
 -68 8(-6) (-6)8 68

8.
Which choice is not equivalent to:
"8 raised to the power of 4"

Choose:
 84 8^4 8•8•8•8 8 cubed

9.
Does -52 = 25?

Choose:
 YES NO

 10. Which of the following expressions is (are) NOT equivalent to (-3)(-3)(-3)(-3)? (Check all that apply, and hit SUBMIT!) (-3)4 4(-3) -34 81 -81

 11. Which of the following equations are TRUE? (Check all that apply, and hit SUBMIT!) 53= 5 × 3 42 = 4 • 4 76 =7•7•7•7•7•7•7 5•5•5•5•5•5 = 65 5•5•5•5•5•5 = 56 5•5•5•5•5•5 = 55