Powers Rational Exponents and Roots

This section has the following videos:

  • Lesson Video
  • Example Set A Practice Problems (Video Solutions)
  • Example Set B Practice Problems (Video Solutions)
  • Example Set C Practice Problems (Video Solutions)
  • DOWNLOAD the Practice Problem Worksheet Here (the videos below explain the solutions to the problems)

Rational exponents are those powers that have a fraction as an exponent.  Knowing how to work with rational exponents will make solving power and radical problems so much easier!  However, before you start on this lesson you want to ensure you understand the basic power and radical rules first.