Exponents and Square Roots


exponets are a convenient way to write repeated factors.

taking the square root of a number is the inverse operation to squaring.

Key Skills

how to:

  • express a number in exponent form
  • evaluate expressions involving exponents
  • find the square roots of numbers
  • express a number as the product of prime factors in exponent form



square rootsquaringexponentbaseindex, power.