Exponents are used in Math as a shortcut to tell you how many times to multiply a number by itself. Exponents are sometimes called "powers" or "indices."

For example:

Exponents can also be written as follows: 3^2 4^5 6^4

4^5

The video starts with reviewing the rules of negative exponents with basic problems then moves on to more complex examples of negative exponents

Negative Exponents Video

The exponent can also be negative. Think of negative exponents as how many times one can be divided by this number raised to the power of the exponent.