Lesson Plan: Simplifying Monomials: Negative Exponents Mathematics

This lesson plan includes the objectives and prerequisites of the lesson teaching students how to simplify monomials with negative exponents.


Students will be able to

  • simplify monomials involving powers using the rule 𝑘=1𝑘,
  • evaluate numerical expressions involving negative exponents.


Students should already be familiar with

  • the power rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, and the zero exponent rule for simplifying monomials.

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