# Lesson Worksheet: Powers and Exponents Mathematics • 6th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying the base and exponent in power formulas, writing them in exponential, expanded, and word forms, and evaluating simple powers.

Q1:

What terminology do we use to describe the 3 in the term ?

• Aan exponent
• Ba factor
• Ca coefficient
• Dan expression
• Ea base

Q2:

Evaluate .

Q3:

Write four squared using digits.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q4:

Write the expression in words.

• AThree to the fourth power
• BTwo to the fourth power
• CThree to the fifth power
• DFour to the fourth power
• EFour to the third power

Q5:

What is the base in ?

Q6:

Is the following correct: ?

• ANo
• BYes

Q7:

Express the volume of a cube of edge length 5 units as an exponent, and then determine its value.

• A, 15 cubic units
• B, 125 cubic units
• C, 32 cubic units
• D, 125 cubic units
• E, 25 cubic units

Q8:

The prefix kilo in kilometre represents 1,000 metres. Write this length as a power of ten.

• A metres
• B metres
• C metres
• D metres
• E metres

Q9:

The prefix mega in megameter represents 1,000,000 meters. Write this number as a power of ten.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q10:

True or False (without Using a Calculator): .

• ATrue
• BFalse