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 Name: Basic Properties of Real Numbers: The Power Rules for Exponents ID: m21897 Language: English (en) Summary: This module is from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. The symbols, notations, and properties of numbers that form the basis of algebra, as well as exponents and the rules of exponents, are introduced in this chapter. Each property of real numbers and the rules of exponents are expressed both symbolically and literally. Literal explanations are included because symbolic explanations alone may be difficult for a student to interpret. Objectives of this module: understand the power rules for powers, products, and quotients. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: algebra, elementary, exponents, powers, products, quotients License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.4 (history) First publication date: Mar 13, 2009 8:08 am -0500 Last revision to module: May 31, 2009 6:33 pm -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.4 May 31, 2009 6:33 pm -0500 by Changes: `removed link from summary` Version: 1.3 May 27, 2009 1:18 am -0500 by Changes: `Final Publish.` Version: 1.2 Apr 28, 2009 3:40 am -0500 by Changes: `Dynamic Links added` Version: 1.1 Apr 16, 2009 6:34 am -0500 by Changes: `First Publish.`

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