# Exponent Laws

Level 1 to Level 4
##### Gotta-Otta Test

This diagnostic tool will help determine how ready you are for this lesson. It covers the topics you Gotta Know before starting this lesson and what you ‘Otta Know by the end of the lesson. If you score well on this test, skip to the next section.

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##### Law of Multiplication, Division and Powers

A power consists of a base and an exponent. For the power, $x^2$, the base is $x$ and the exponent is $2$. There are eight “Exponent Laws” that can be used to simplify larger and complex exponential expressions. These are the first three.

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##### Law of Zero and Negative Exponents

Anything to the exponent zero is equal to 1. If you have a negative exponent, you must move the whole power to a different floor.

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##### Law of Products and Quotients

When multiplying or dividing two terms in brackets, an exponent on the outside must be applied to both terms.