Grade 6 Mathematics Module 4, Topic B, Lesson 5

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Student Outcomes 

  • Students discover that 3x = x + x + is not the same thing as x3 which is x times x times x.
  • Students understand that a base number can be represented with a positive whole number, positive fraction, or positive decimal and that for any number a, we define am to be the product of m factors of a.  The number a is the base and m is called the exponent or power of a.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
6.EE.1 Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.

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