Algebra - Powers 1
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Algebra - Powers 1

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Powers are powerful in Algebra! They are the small numbers that appear to the upper right of other numbers. Although small they can make a huge difference as in 1010 which is 10,000,000,000 or 10 billion!

Test your knowledge in this Math quiz.

1.
If x = 2 and y = 8, what is the answer to 8y / x4?
2
4
8
16
Be careful not to mix up multiplying numbers together (as in 8y) when finding the value of numbers with powers (as in 24)
2.
To what power does 6 need to be raised to give a value of 216?
2
3
4
5
63 = 6 x 6 x 6
3.
If a2 = 25, what is the value of a4?
29
50
125
625
a must be 5. a4 therefore must be 5 x 5 x 5 x 5
4.
Which of these gives the largest value?
4 + 6
4 x 6
46
64
64 = 1,296 whilst 46 = 4,096. We Googled it - did you?
5.
If a = 4 and b = 5, which of these is the largest value?
4a2
3b3
a + a + a + a
b + b + b + b + b + b + b + b + b + b + b + b
3b3 = 3 x 125 = 375
6.
If a = 3 and b = 10, what is the difference between a4 and b2?
17
19
21
23
a4 = 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 = 81
7.
How would you work out the value of 36?
3 + 6
6 + 3
3 x 6
3 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3
Answer is 729
8.
In the equation x3 + y2 - 6 = 51, we are told that the value of x is 2. What is the value of y?
7 or -7
8 or -8
9 or -9
11 or -11
Experiment with different values for y until you find the correct answer
9.
19 is 1. What is 91?
1
9
18
19
10.
111 - x3 = -105. What is the value of x?
3
6
9
12
Author:  Frank Evans

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