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## CHAPTER 1: - INDICES AND LOGARITHMS(JSS3 AND SS1)

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CHAPTER 1: - INDICES AND LOGARITHMS(JSS3 AND SS1)

LAWS OF INDICES(PART 1)

The following laws of indices are true for all values of n, I and x ≠0.

1.                              xn × x? = xn??

2.                              xn ÷ x? = xn??

3.                              x° = 1, x ≠0

4.                              x-n = 5.                              (xn)? = xn?

6.                              x = 7.                              x = or ( )n

EXAMPLE 1

Simplify

a.                              10× 10³

b.                              22n7 ÷ 2n³

c.                                19°

d.                              5?2

e.                              2³ × ( )?¹

f.       r × r° × r?5.

a)                                102 × 10³ = (10 × 10) × (10 × 10 × 10)

= 10 × 10 × 10 × 10 × 10

= 105

Check: 102 × 103 = 102+3 = 105                                                                             (Law 1)

b)                             22n7 ÷ 2n3 = × n7-3 = 11n4                                                                      (Law 2)

Check:

22n7 ÷ 2n3

= = 11 × n × n × n × n = 11 × n4

= 11n4

a)                              190 = 1                                                                                                          (Law 3)

Check:

190 = 19n-n    (since n – n = 0)

= (Law 2)

= 1 (num. and denom. are equal)

b)                             5?2  = = (Law 4)

Check:

5?2  = 5°?²

= (Law 2)

= (Law 3)

= c)                               23 × ( ) ?¹ = 8 × (Law 4)

= 8 × 6 = 48

d)                             r × r° × r?5 = r1?°?(?5)                                                                                      (Law 1)

= r?4 = or      r × r° × r?5 = r1 × 1 × (Laws 3

= and 4)

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