At the end of the lesson, students should be able to;

- Know and apply the laws of indices.

**Law 1**: When you multiply powers of the same base, you add the indices,

**For example:**

**Law 2:** When dividing index expressions of the same base, the powers may be subtracted.

**For example:**

**Law 3:** A power raised to a power means the two indices can be multiplied.

**Law 4:** Anything raised to the power zero equals one.

__Example 1__

Simplify the following.

__Unit 8 Lesson 2: Exercise 1__

**Simplify the following expressions to a single power where possible.**

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__Unit 8 Lesson 2: Exercise 2__

**Simplify the following expressions to a single power where possible.**

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__Unit 8 Lesson 2: Exercise 3__

**Now Try These**

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__Unit 8 Lesson 2: Exercise 4__

**Now Try These**

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WORKSHEET

**These are the answers to Form 3 unit 8. Lesson 2: Exercise 1**

**These are the answers to Form 3 unit 8. Lesson 2: Exercise 2**

**These are the answers to Form 3 unit 8. Lesson 2: Exercise 3**

**These are the answers to Form 3 unit 8. Lesson 2: Exercise 4**

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