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Classwork Series {Mathematics – SS1}: Indices

SSS 1 FIRST TERM MATHEMATICS WEEK 6 Topic: INDICES We define the notation 22 as “two squared” or the square of two” or “two raised to the power of 2” and it means 2 x 2. i.e. 22 = 2 x 2 (i.e. 2 multiplied by itself in 2 places ) also 23 = 2 [...]

Classwork Exercise and Series (Mathematics- JSS 2): Indices and Standard Form

Indices Indices are a useful way of more simply expressing large numbers. They also present us with many useful properties for manipulating them using what are called the Law of Indices. What are Indices? The expression 25 is defined as follows: 25 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 We call "2" the base and "5" [...]