## Standards of Learning (SOL)

 Essential Knowledge and Skills

• Simplify monomial expressions and ratios of monomial expressions in which the exponents are integers, using the laws of exponents. (a)

## Resources

Vocabulary
Polynomials, exponent, base, power, law of exponents, operations, factoring, binomial, trinomial, one variable, first-degree, second-degree, simplify, ratios, integers, model, concrete objects, product, difference, sum, quotient, binomial divisor, divisor, coefficient, leading coefficient, factorization, prime polynomials, scientific notation

## Vertical Articulation

Post Standard of Learning

AII.3            The student will solve absolute value linear equations and inequalities; quadratic equations over the set of complex numbers; equations containing rational algebraic expressions; and equations containing radical expressions.

 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.
 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.
 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.

## Essential Questions

• What are the parts of an exponential expression?
• How can you simplify expressions involving exponents?
• How can you simplify monomial expressions in which the exponents are integers, using the laws of exponents?
• How can you  simplify ratios of monomial expressions in which the exponents are integers, using the laws of exponents?