Powers and Roots


This section concentrates on powers and roots in Math, and how they can be manipulated and simplified.


Powers and roots can be thought of as a further development of multiplication.
A power can also be called an exponent or index.





Powers and Roots Pages




- Powers
A detailed introduction to the topic of powers.


- Roots of Numbers
Working out roots of numbers is the reverse of working out powers.


- Laws of Indices
For sums and problems that involve numbers with a power/index, there are some helpful laws of indices.


- Fractional Powers
Powers can also be fractions as well as single whole numbers.


- Surds
Surds are expressions or terms containing an irrational root.







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