Exponentiation by Anne Watson | Oxford Maths

I was prompted by a recent tweet to think more about exponentiation. The problem being posed was how to convince students that the laws of indices apply even when the exponent is not a whole positive number. There is a deep issue lurking here, which is that the more abstract the mathematics, the less likely […]

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