In this very short clip, the instructor, Ed Burger, uses humor to introduce exponents. The instructor is in the corner of the screen while writing equations. (01:51) Clear and easy to understand.

This video goes through the vocabulary in exponents and how it is said. This video shows the difference between 5 x 2 and 5 raised to the second power. They show many different examples. Then they show how to write the exponent problem as a word stat...ement. They also discuss a number raised to the zero power. It is introduced by looking at the pattern of numbers. They show that any number, except 0, raised to the zero power is equal to one. Then they go to more complicated problems where two numbers are multiplied and they both have exponents. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of the concept. (09:49)[more]

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is trying to escape from a desert island by crossing a large body of water. They find a special lily pad that was left for them by the Red Warrior. When the lily pad is put in water it doubles and... the number of lily pads keeps on doubling. The CyberSquad tries to use this doubling effect to help them create a lily pad bridge to cross the water and escape. Run time 02:49.[more]

Solve math problems with exponents by taking exponent numbers with the same base and adding or subtracting the exponents. Jimmy Chang, the instructor in this video, has been teaching for a decade. (02:32)

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Harry plays a game of chess with a young friend and suggests a wager on the game. Harry’s friend uses a story to explain how putting a penny on the first square and then doubling the amount on each square of the... chessboard can generate a tremendous amount of money over time. Run time 03:26.[more]

College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - University of Missouri Kansas City VSI - Lecture 3. In this Lecture,we discuss about powers, exponents, operations with integers and rational exponents.

THis video gives a quick review of exponents. It begins with a review from pre-algebra and then proceeds to explain exponents. The video includes some humor as a teacher and student are seen at the bottom of the screen and the math is written on a l...arge white screen above them. Run time 06:41.[more]

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