# Higher powers

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will learn about using indices greater than 3. We will make sense of numbers written with an index greater than 3, and learn how to calculate the value of those numbers.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

Find the square root of 81

A

B

C

Q2.

Find the cube root of 8

B

C

D

Q3.

Evaluate the following numerical expression

A

C

D

Q4.

What is the side length of a cube with a volume of 216cm cubed?

A

B

D

Q5.

What is the side length of this square?

1.25

1.25cm

1.5

### 4 Questions

Q1.

What is the highlighted number called?

Exponent

Index

Power

Q2.

Simplifying (a x a x a x a x a) gives ...

A

B

C

Q3.

Which of the following options represents 1 billion?

A

C

D

Q4.

Evaluate the following numerical expression

4 x 12

48

8 x 6