## Objective:

**To use multiplication properties, negative, and zero exponents.**

## Notes:

We learned a little about exponents in section 1.3.Recall that in the expression

*a*,

^{4}*a*is the

*base*and

*4*is the exponent.

*a*is a power and is read

^{4}*a to the fourth power*.

### Properties of Exponents

*Product of Powers:**Power of a Power:**Power of a Product:**Negative Exponents:**Zero Exponents:*