This worksheet covers various exercises that will enable students to apply their knowledge of fractional and negative indices.
In section A, pupils will work out the value of 9 integers with negative and/or fractional indices. Answers given will be integers or fractions.
Then in section B students will begin to work with algebraic expressions. Here expressions are to be written in index form with a specified base.
More evaluation takes place in section C. This time terms to be evaluated include fractional bases.
In section D, pupils are given expressions with negative powers which they must write in fractional form.