# Exponents , Complex Fractions and the Order of Operations Agreement

I. OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this lesson you should be able to:
1. Apply exponents to fractions .
2. Simplify complex fractions

II. PROCEDURE
Put DVD 7 in and go to Section 3.6. While watching the DVD, follow this study
guide and take notes in the study guide as if you were sitting in a classroom. Stop
or pause the DVD as needed to catch up or copy something down.

Exponents

What is the base? ______ What is the exponent ? _______

This is called a ___________________ fraction .

Why is this called a complex fraction ? ______________________________
__________________________________________________________________

Order of Operations
REVIEW
P ________________________
E ________________________
M _________________________ D _______________________
A _________________________ S _______________________

What do you do first? _________________________________________
What do you do next? _________________________________________
What do you do with multiplication and division ? _______________________
_________________________________________________________________
What do you do with addition and subtraction ? _______________________
_________________________________________________________________

Turn in your textbook to page 223.
Problem #58.

Turn in your textbook to page 223.
Problem #60.

Turn in your textbook to page 223.
Problem #52.

Turn in your textbook to page 223.
Problem #56.

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