Exponent Practice - Algebraic Terms of Use    Contact Person: Donna Roberts
Directions: Choose the best answer for each question.

1.
Express using an exponent:
b multiplied times itself n times

Choose:
 nb bn bn bb

2.
Which choice is a mathematical shorthand for:
a • a • a • a • ... • a     (k factors)

Choose:
 ak ka ak ka

3.
Express using mathematical shorthand:
(x)(x)(x) + (x)(x)(x) + (x)(x)(x) + (x)(x)(x)

Choose:
 3x4 4x3 12x 4x4

4.
Which choice is a mathematical shorthand for:
m + m + m + m + ... + m    (x terms) ?
Choose:
 mx xm xm xmx

5.
a2a6a3 =

Choose:
 a11 a30 a36 a18

6.
6x2(2x3 + 5x4 - 3) =

Choose:
 12x6+ 30x8 - 18x2 12x5+ 30x6 - 18x2 12x6+ 30x8 - 18 12x5+ 30x6 - 18

7.
=

Choose:
 8m2 8m3 8m4 8m5

8.
=

Choose:
 5ab2c 5ab2 5b2c 5b2c2

9.
(4m2)3 =

Choose:
 12m5 16m6 64m5 64m6

10.
(a2)3b+5 =
Choose:
 a6b+5 a5b+7 a6b+10 2a3b+5

11.
5(3x2)4 =

Choose:
 60x6 15x8 81x6 405x8

12.
2a24a-4 =

Choose:

13.
=

Choose:
 x2 4x2 4x9 4x15

14.
Find the value of (3x - 6)0 when x does not equal 3.

Choose:
 1 2 0 It varies.

15.
=

Choose:
 3x(1 - 3x) 3x(1 - 3x2) 3x(1 - 9x5) 9x3(1 - x)

16.
What is the value for m in the equation shown below?
32 × 3m = (35)3

Choose:
 4 8 13 15

17.
What is the value for a in the equation shown below?
4-5 × 4a = (43)-1

Choose:
 -2 2 -8 8

18.
(x2y3)-2 =

Choose:
 x4y6 y

19.
(-2xy4)-2 =

Choose:

20.
=

Choose:
 am-n am • a-n All choices

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