What does 5^{3} mean?

What does 5^{5} mean?

So what is 5^{3} x 5^{5}? And how do we write this in index form. How about 5^{5} ÷ 5^{3}? How about 5^{3}÷ 5^{5}?

**Exercise**

Let’s complete exercise 1C from page 14 of the textbook:

The answers are below:

**Zero and negative indices**

What do zero and negative indices mean? Can we work it out?

**Exercise**

Let’s complete exercise 1D from page 15 and 16 of the textbook:

The answers are below: