23 = 8
32 = 9
24 = 16
42 = 16
43 = 64
103 = 1000
102 = 100
101 = 10
100 = 1
10-1 = 0.1
Can you spot the mitsake?
Topics: Starter | Indices | Logarithms
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However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.
Here is the URL which will take them to the Indices Pairs game.
The digits of the number are the same as the digits of the power of ten in these cases:
1.3712885742 = 100.13712885742
237.5812087593 = 102.375812087593
3550.2601815865 = 103.5502601815865
Can you find any other interesting facts about indices?
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