# Powers - Introductory maths

## Description

Introducing the notation for powers (indices), this video explains where the rules for combining powers come from. The interpretation of negative and fractional powers is explained, as are the special cases of a variable raised to the powers one and zero.

### Type of Activity

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working independently

### Audience

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TeacherStudent

### Age Group

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Undergraduate & Postgraduate

## ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This video is part of a collection on Plymouth University's Mathematical Sciences YouTube channel.