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3.1 
Power notation 
p. 3 
3.2 
Calculating with powers 3.2.1 Multiplying powers 3.2.2 Dividing powers Negative indices Zero index 3.2.3 Adding and subtracting powers 3.2.4 Special powers Fractional indices Finding a power of a power Finding a power of a product 
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3.3 
Common applications of powers 3.3.1 Scientific notation Multiplying by powers of 10 Dividing by powers of 10 Writing numbers in scientific notation Converting from scientific notation to ordinary form Calculations with numbers in scientific notation 3.3.2 The metric system Converting between units Calculating with metric units

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3.4 
A taste of things to come 
p. 53

3.5 
Posttest 
p. 55

3.6 
Solutions 
p. 57
